The enzyme encoded by this gene catalyzes the terminal, rate-limiting step in the synthesis of pyridoxal 5'-phosphate, also known as vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 is a required co-factor for enzymes involved in both homocysteine metabolism and synthesis of neurotransmitters such as catecholamine.
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Protein Aliases: epididymis secretory protein Li 302; FLJ10535; pyridoxal 5'-phosphate synthase; Pyridoxamine-phosphate oxidase; pyridoxine 5'-phosphate oxidase; Pyridoxine-5'-phosphate oxidase
Gene Aliases: HEL-S-302; PDXPO; PNPO
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9NVS9
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 55163
Molecular Function: oxidase