selenocysteine biosynthesis Gene Set

Dataset HumanCyc Pathways
Category structural or functional annotations
Type pathway
Description The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of selenocysteine, an essential component of glutathione peroxidase and some other proteins. (Gene Ontology, GO_0016260)
External Link http://humancyc.org/HUMAN/NEW-IMAGE?type=PATHWAY&object=PWY-6281
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6 proteins participating in the selenocysteine biosynthesis pathway from the HumanCyc Pathways dataset.

Symbol Name
PSTK phosphoseryl-tRNA kinase
SARS seryl-tRNA synthetase
SARS2 seryl-tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial
SEPHS1 selenophosphate synthetase 1
SEPHS2 selenophosphate synthetase 2
SEPSECS Sep (O-phosphoserine) tRNA:Sec (selenocysteine) tRNA synthase