Aliases for MAT2A Gene
External Ids for MAT2A Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MAT2A Gene
The protein encoded by this gene catalyzes the production of S-adenosylmethionine (AdoMet) from methionine and ATP. AdoMet is the key methyl donor in cellular processes. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2011]
GeneCards Summary for MAT2A Gene
MAT2A (Methionine Adenosyltransferase 2A) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MAT2A include Acute Maxillary Sinusitis and Glycine N-Methyltransferase Deficiency. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and superpathway of methionine degradation. GO annotations related to this gene include methionine adenosyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is MAT1A.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAT2A Gene
Catalyzes the formation of S-adenosylmethionine from methionine and ATP. The reaction comprises two steps that are both catalyzed by the same enzyme: formation of S-adenosylmethionine (AdoMet) and triphosphate, and subsequent hydrolysis of the triphosphate.