tetrapyrrole biosynthesis Gene Set

Dataset HumanCyc Pathways
Category structural or functional annotations
Type pathway
Description The chemical reactions and pathways leading to the formation of tetrapyrroles, natural pigments containing four pyrrole rings joined by one-carbon units linking position 2 of one pyrrole ring to position 5 of the next. (Gene Ontology, GO_0033014)
External Link http://humancyc.org/HUMAN/NEW-IMAGE?type=PATHWAY&object=PWY-5189
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5 proteins participating in the tetrapyrrole biosynthesis pathway from the HumanCyc Pathways dataset.

Symbol Name
ALAD aminolevulinate dehydratase
ALAS1 5'-aminolevulinate synthase 1
ALAS2 5'-aminolevulinate synthase 2
HMBS hydroxymethylbilane synthase
UROS uroporphyrinogen III synthase