This gene encodes a protein that belongs to the pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase family of enzymes. Members of this family catalyze the final step in proline biosynthesis, converting pyrroline-5-carboxylate to proline. Glutamate and ornithine are precursors in the synthesis of proline. The protein encoded by this gene is a cytoplasmic enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of proline from ornithine.
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Protein Aliases: P5C reductase 3; P5CR 3; PYCR3; PYCRL; Pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase 3; Pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase-like protein
Gene Aliases: PYCR3; PYCRL