Aliases for TMEM55A Gene
External Ids for TMEM55A Gene
TMEM55A catalyzes the degradation of phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate (PtdIns-4,5-P2) by removing the 4-phosphate (Ungewickell et al., 2005 [PubMed 16365287]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for TMEM55A Gene
TMEM55A is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Inositol phosphate metabolism (KEGG) and 3-phosphoinositide degradation. GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity. An important paralog of this gene is TMEM55B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TMEM55A Gene
Catalyzes the hydrolysis of the 4-position phosphate of phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate. Does not hydrolyze phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate, phosphatidylinositol 3,4-bisphosphate, inositol 3,5-bisphosphate, inositol 3,4-bisphosphate, phosphatidylinositol 5-monophosphate, phosphatidylinositol 4-monophosphate and phosphatidylinositol 3-monophosphate.