Protein Name histidine decarboxylase
Organism Mus musculus
Gene ID 15186
Gene Symbol


UniProt P23738 (DCHS_MOUSE)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 196
Total Number of Articles : 305

histidine decarboxylase

Gene Summary

Enables histidine decarboxylase activity. Acts upstream of or within histamine biosynthetic process and histidine catabolic process. Predicted to be located in cytosol; dendrite; and neuronal cell body. Predicted to be active in cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; heart; and respiratory system. Used to study Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome; asthma; and rhinitis. Orthologous to human HDC (histidine decarboxylase). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • histidine decarboxylase
  • L-histidine decarboxylase
  • Hdc-a
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