Aliases for SEPHS1 Gene
External Ids for SEPHS1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SEPHS1 Gene
This gene encodes an enzyme that synthesizes selenophosphate from selenide and ATP. Selenophosphate is the selenium donor used to synthesize selenocysteine, which is co-translationally incorporated into selenoproteins at in-frame UGA codons. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2010]
GeneCards Summary for SEPHS1 Gene
SEPHS1 (Selenophosphate Synthetase 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Selenium Metabolism and Selenoproteins and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and protein heterodimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is SEPHS2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for SEPHS1 Gene
Synthesizes selenophosphate from selenide and ATP.