Gene:  OAT, Human

PrimePCR Primer Assays for Real-Time PCR oligo primer pair gene expression assay target

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This gene encodes the mitochondrial enzyme ornithine aminotransferase which is a key enzyme in the pathway that converts arginine and ornithine into the major excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters glutamate and GABA. Mutations that result in a deficiency of this enzyme cause the autosomal recessive eye disease Gyrate Atrophy. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described. Related pseudogenes have been defined on the X chromosome. [provided by RefSeq Jan 2010]

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