Asparagine synthetase

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asparagine synthetase
Identifiers
Symbol ASNS
Entrez 440
HUGO 753
OMIM 108370
RefSeq NM_001673
UniProt P08243
Other data
Locus Chr. 7 q21-q31

Asparagine synthetase (or aspartate-ammonia ligase) is an enzyme that generates asparagine from aspartate. This amidation reaction is similar to that promoted by glutamine synthetase.

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