Aliases for AFMID Gene
External Ids for AFMID Gene
GeneCards Summary for AFMID Gene
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AFMID Gene
Catalyzes the hydrolysis of N-formyl-L-kynurenine to L-kynurenine, the second step in the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan degradation. Kynurenine may be further oxidized to nicotinic acid, NAD(H) and NADP(H). Required for elimination of toxic metabolites.