Protein Name histidine decarboxylase
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 3067
Gene Symbol


UniProt P19113 (DCHS_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 200
Total Number of Articles : 272

histidine decarboxylase

Gene Summary

This gene encodes a member of the group II decarboxylase family and forms a homodimer that converts L-histidine to histamine in a pyridoxal phosphate dependent manner. Histamine regulates several physiologic processes, including neurotransmission, gastric acid secretion,inflamation, and smooth muscle tone.[provided by RefSeq, Aug 2010]

  • histidine decarboxylase
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