The Function of GLUL

This enzyme has 2 functions: it catalyzes the production of glutamine and 4-aminobutanoate (gamma-aminobutyric acid, GABA), the latter in a pyridoxal phosphate-independent manner (By similarity). Essential for proliferation of fetal skin fibroblasts.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Glutamine synthetase

Short name:


Alternative name(s):

Glutamate decarboxylase
Glutamate--ammonia ligase

Get a Grip on Your Health. Use SelfDecode to Interpret your Genome Today! GET INSTANT ACCESS

Top Gene-Substance Interactions

GLUL Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase GLUL

Substances That Decrease GLUL

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity