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Protein

Ornithine decarboxylase

Gene

ODC1

Organism
Homo sapiens (Human)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: Annotation score: 5 out of 5-Experimental evidence at protein leveli

Functioni

Catalyzes the first and rate-limiting step of polyamine biosynthesis that converts ornithine into putrescine, which is the precursor for the polyamines, spermidine and spermine. Polyamines are essential for cell proliferation and are implicated in cellular processes, ranging from DNA replication to apoptosis.1 Publication

Catalytic activityi

L-ornithine = putrescine + CO2.1 Publication

Cofactori

pyridoxal 5'-phosphate2 Publications

Enzyme regulationi

Inhibited by S-nitrosylation (PubMed:10462479, PubMed:11461922). Inhibited by antizymes (AZs) OAZ1, OAZ2 and OAZ3 in response to polyamine levels. AZs inhibit the assembly of the functional homodimer by binding to ODC monomers. Additionally, OAZ1 targets ODC monomers for ubiquitin-independent proteolytic destruction by the 26S proteasome (PubMed:17900240). Inhibited by 1-amino-oxy-3-aminopropane (APA, an isosteric analog of putrescine) (PubMed:17407445). Irreversibly inhibited by alpha-difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) (PubMed:17407445).4 Publications

Kineticsi

kcat is 3.3 sec(-1) with L-ornithine as substrate.1 Publication
  1. KM=0.08 mM for L-ornithine1 Publication

    Pathwayi: putrescine biosynthesis via L-ornithine pathway

    This protein is involved in step 1 of the subpathway that synthesizes putrescine from L-ornithine.
    Proteins known to be involved in this subpathway in this organism are:
    1. Ornithine decarboxylase (ODC1)
    This subpathway is part of the pathway putrescine biosynthesis via L-ornithine pathway, which is itself part of Amine and polyamine biosynthesis.
    View all proteins of this organism that are known to be involved in the subpathway that synthesizes putrescine from L-ornithine, the pathway putrescine biosynthesis via L-ornithine pathway and in Amine and polyamine biosynthesis.

    Sites

    Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
    Sitei197Stacks against the aromatic ring of pyridoxal phosphate and stabilizes reaction intermediatesBy similarity1
    Binding sitei200Pyridoxal phosphateCombined sources1 Publication1
    Binding sitei237Pyridoxal phosphate; via amino nitrogenCombined sources1 Publication1
    Active sitei360Proton donor; shared with dimeric partner1 Publication1
    Binding sitei361Substrate; shared with dimeric partnerBy similarity1
    Binding sitei389Pyridoxal phosphateCombined sources3 Publications1

    GO - Molecular functioni

    • ornithine decarboxylase activity Source: UniProtKB
    • protein homodimerization activity Source: UniProtKB

    GO - Biological processi

    Keywordsi

    Molecular functionDecarboxylase, Lyase
    Biological processPolyamine biosynthesis
    LigandPyridoxal phosphate

    Enzyme and pathway databases

    BioCyciMetaCyc:HS03935-MONOMER.
    BRENDAi4.1.1.17. 2681.
    ReactomeiR-HSA-350562. Regulation of ornithine decarboxylase (ODC).
    R-HSA-351202. Metabolism of polyamines.
    SABIO-RKP11926.
    UniPathwayiUPA00535; UER00288.

    Names & Taxonomyi

    Protein namesi
    Recommended name:
    Ornithine decarboxylase (EC:4.1.1.171 Publication)
    Short name:
    ODC
    Gene namesi
    Name:ODC1
    OrganismiHomo sapiens (Human)
    Taxonomic identifieri9606 [NCBI]
    Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresPrimatesHaplorrhiniCatarrhiniHominidaeHomo
    Proteomesi
    • UP000005640 Componenti: Chromosome 2

    Organism-specific databases

    HGNCiHGNC:8109. ODC1.

    Subcellular locationi

    GO - Cellular componenti

    Pathology & Biotechi

    Mutagenesis

    Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
    Mutagenesisi360C → A: 25% decrease of in vitro nitrosylation level. 1 Publication1

    Organism-specific databases

    DisGeNETi4953.
    MalaCardsiODC1.
    OpenTargetsiENSG00000115758.
    PharmGKBiPA31897.

    Chemistry databases

    ChEMBLiCHEMBL1869.
    DrugBankiDB06243. Eflornithine.
    DB00127. Spermine.
    GuidetoPHARMACOLOGYi1276.

    Polymorphism and mutation databases

    BioMutaiODC1.
    DMDMi118377.

    PTM / Processingi

    Molecule processing

    Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
    ChainiPRO_00001498911 – 461Ornithine decarboxylaseAdd BLAST461

    Amino acid modifications

    Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
    Modified residuei69N6-(pyridoxal phosphate)lysine1 Publication1 Publication1
    Modified residuei303Phosphoserine; by CK2By similarity1
    Modified residuei360S-nitrosocysteine; in inhibited form1 Publication1

    Post-translational modificationi

    S-Nitrosylation inhibits the enzyme. S-Nitrosylated in vitro on 4 cysteine residues.2 Publications

    Keywords - PTMi

    Phosphoprotein, S-nitrosylation

    Proteomic databases

    EPDiP11926.
    PaxDbiP11926.
    PeptideAtlasiP11926.
    PRIDEiP11926.

    PTM databases

    iPTMnetiP11926.
    PhosphoSitePlusiP11926.

    Expressioni

    Inductioni

    Down-regulated in response to enterovirus 71 (EV71) infection (at protein level).1 Publication

    Gene expression databases

    BgeeiENSG00000115758.
    CleanExiHS_ODC1.
    ExpressionAtlasiP11926. baseline and differential.
    GenevisibleiP11926. HS.

    Organism-specific databases

    HPAiCAB035996.
    HPA001536.

    Interactioni

    Subunit structurei

    Homodimer. Only the dimer is catalytically active, as the active sites are constructed of residues from both monomers (Probable). Does not form a heterodimer with AZIN2 (By similarity).By similarity1 Publication

    Binary interactionsi

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    GO - Molecular functioni

    Protein-protein interaction databases

    BioGridi111007. 9 interactors.
    IntActiP11926. 16 interactors.
    MINTiMINT-1208473.
    STRINGi9606.ENSP00000234111.

    Chemistry databases

    BindingDBiP11926.

    Structurei

    Secondary structure

    1461
    Legend: HelixTurnBeta strandPDB Structure known for this area
    Show more details
    Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
    Helixi1 – 5Combined sources5
    Turni6 – 8Combined sources3
    Beta strandi11 – 14Combined sources4
    Helixi20 – 30Combined sources11
    Turni31 – 33Combined sources3
    Beta strandi40 – 44Combined sources5
    Helixi45 – 58Combined sources14
    Beta strandi62 – 67Combined sources6
    Helixi68 – 70Combined sources3
    Helixi74 – 83Combined sources10
    Beta strandi86 – 89Combined sources4
    Helixi92 – 100Combined sources9
    Helixi105 – 107Combined sources3
    Beta strandi108 – 110Combined sources3
    Helixi117 – 125Combined sources9
    Beta strandi130 – 133Combined sources4
    Helixi136 – 145Combined sources10
    Beta strandi150 – 155Combined sources6
    Beta strandi162 – 164Combined sources3
    Turni167 – 169Combined sources3
    Helixi174 – 186Combined sources13
    Beta strandi190 – 195Combined sources6
    Helixi206 – 225Combined sources20
    Beta strandi231 – 233Combined sources3
    Beta strandi240 – 246Combined sources7
    Helixi248 – 262Combined sources15
    Helixi265 – 267Combined sources3
    Beta strandi270 – 273Combined sources4
    Helixi277 – 280Combined sources4
    Helixi281 – 283Combined sources3
    Beta strandi284 – 296Combined sources13
    Beta strandi313 – 319Combined sources7
    Turni322 – 324Combined sources3
    Helixi325 – 327Combined sources3
    Helixi328 – 331Combined sources4
    Beta strandi339 – 342Combined sources4
    Beta strandi350 – 356Combined sources7
    Beta strandi358 – 360Combined sources3
    Beta strandi365 – 373Combined sources9
    Beta strandi380 – 383Combined sources4
    Beta strandi388 – 390Combined sources3
    Helixi391 – 393Combined sources3
    Helixi397 – 399Combined sources3
    Beta strandi404 – 410Combined sources7
    Helixi411 – 420Combined sources10

    3D structure databases

    Select the link destinations:
    PDBei
    RCSB PDBi
    PDBji
    Links Updated
    PDB entryMethodResolution (Å)ChainPositionsPDBsum
    1D7KX-ray2.10A/B7-427[»]
    2ON3X-ray3.00A/B1-461[»]
    2OO0X-ray1.90A/B1-461[»]
    4ZGYX-ray2.63A2-421[»]
    5BWAX-ray3.20A1-461[»]
    ProteinModelPortaliP11926.
    SMRiP11926.
    ModBaseiSearch...
    MobiDBiSearch...

    Miscellaneous databases

    EvolutionaryTraceiP11926.

    Family & Domainsi

    Region

    Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
    Regioni274 – 277Pyridoxal phosphate bindingCombined sources3 Publications4
    Regioni331 – 332Substrate bindingBy similarity2

    Sequence similaritiesi

    Phylogenomic databases

    eggNOGiKOG0622. Eukaryota.
    COG0019. LUCA.
    GeneTreeiENSGT00390000011560.
    HOGENOMiHOG000274133.
    HOVERGENiHBG005456.
    InParanoidiP11926.
    KOiK01581.
    OMAiPACCGRE.
    OrthoDBiEOG0907058P.
    PhylomeDBiP11926.
    TreeFamiTF300760.

    Family and domain databases

    Gene3Di2.40.37.10. 1 hit.
    3.20.20.10. 1 hit.
    InterProiView protein in InterPro
    IPR009006. Ala_racemase/Decarboxylase_C.
    IPR022643. De-COase2_C.
    IPR022657. De-COase2_CS.
    IPR022644. De-COase2_N.
    IPR022653. De-COase2_pyr-phos_BS.
    IPR000183. Orn/DAP/Arg_de-COase.
    IPR002433. Orn_de-COase.
    IPR029066. PLP-binding_barrel.
    PfamiView protein in Pfam
    PF02784. Orn_Arg_deC_N. 1 hit.
    PF00278. Orn_DAP_Arg_deC. 1 hit.
    PRINTSiPR01179. ODADCRBXLASE.
    PR01182. ORNDCRBXLASE.
    SUPFAMiSSF50621. SSF50621. 1 hit.
    SSF51419. SSF51419. 1 hit.
    PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
    PS00878. ODR_DC_2_1. 1 hit.
    PS00879. ODR_DC_2_2. 1 hit.

    Sequencei

    Sequence statusi: Complete.

    P11926-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

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    MNNFGNEEFD CHFLDEGFTA KDILDQKINE VSSSDDKDAF YVADLGDILK
    60 70 80 90 100
    KHLRWLKALP RVTPFYAVKC NDSKAIVKTL AATGTGFDCA SKTEIQLVQS
    110 120 130 140 150
    LGVPPERIIY ANPCKQVSQI KYAANNGVQM MTFDSEVELM KVARAHPKAK
    160 170 180 190 200
    LVLRIATDDS KAVCRLSVKF GATLRTSRLL LERAKELNID VVGVSFHVGS
    210 220 230 240 250
    GCTDPETFVQ AISDARCVFD MGAEVGFSMY LLDIGGGFPG SEDVKLKFEE
    260 270 280 290 300
    ITGVINPALD KYFPSDSGVR IIAEPGRYYV ASAFTLAVNI IAKKIVLKEQ
    310 320 330 340 350
    TGSDDEDESS EQTFMYYVND GVYGSFNCIL YDHAHVKPLL QKRPKPDEKY
    360 370 380 390 400
    YSSSIWGPTC DGLDRIVERC DLPEMHVGDW MLFENMGAYT VAAASTFNGF
    410 420 430 440 450
    QRPTIYYVMS GPAWQLMQQF QNPDFPPEVE EQDASTLPVS CAWESGMKRH
    460
    RAACASASIN V
    Length:461
    Mass (Da):51,148
    Last modified:April 1, 1990 - v2
    Checksum:i8CCB88CE80E823C5
    GO

    Sequence databases

    Select the link destinations:
    EMBLi
    GenBanki
    DDBJi
    Links Updated
    M16650 mRNA. Translation: AAA59966.2.
    M31061 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA60563.1.
    X16277 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAA34353.1.
    M33764 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA60564.1.
    M34158 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA59969.1.
    M81740 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA59967.1.
    X55362 mRNA. Translation: CAA39047.1.
    AK292352 mRNA. Translation: BAF85041.1.
    AK312766 mRNA. Translation: BAG35632.1.
    AY841870 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAV88093.1.
    AC007249 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAY15034.1.
    CH471053 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAX00958.1.
    CH471053 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAX00959.1.
    BC025296 mRNA. Translation: AAH25296.1.
    X53271 mRNA. Translation: CAA37369.1.
    M20372 mRNA. Translation: AAA59968.1.
    CCDSiCCDS1672.1.
    PIRiS06900. DCHUO.
    RefSeqiNP_001274118.1. NM_001287189.1.
    NP_001274119.1. NM_001287190.1.
    NP_002530.1. NM_002539.2.
    UniGeneiHs.467701.

    Genome annotation databases

    EnsembliENST00000234111; ENSP00000234111; ENSG00000115758.
    ENST00000405333; ENSP00000385333; ENSG00000115758.
    GeneIDi4953.
    KEGGihsa:4953.
    UCSCiuc002rao.3. human.

    Cross-referencesi

    Web resourcesi

    NIEHS-SNPs
    Wikipedia

    Ornithine decarboxylase entry

    Sequence databases

    Select the link destinations:
    EMBLi
    GenBanki
    DDBJi
    Links Updated
    M16650 mRNA. Translation: AAA59966.2.
    M31061 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA60563.1.
    X16277 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAA34353.1.
    M33764 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA60564.1.
    M34158 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA59969.1.
    M81740 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAA59967.1.
    X55362 mRNA. Translation: CAA39047.1.
    AK292352 mRNA. Translation: BAF85041.1.
    AK312766 mRNA. Translation: BAG35632.1.
    AY841870 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAV88093.1.
    AC007249 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAY15034.1.
    CH471053 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAX00958.1.
    CH471053 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAX00959.1.
    BC025296 mRNA. Translation: AAH25296.1.
    X53271 mRNA. Translation: CAA37369.1.
    M20372 mRNA. Translation: AAA59968.1.
    CCDSiCCDS1672.1.
    PIRiS06900. DCHUO.
    RefSeqiNP_001274118.1. NM_001287189.1.
    NP_001274119.1. NM_001287190.1.
    NP_002530.1. NM_002539.2.
    UniGeneiHs.467701.

    3D structure databases

    Select the link destinations:
    PDBei
    RCSB PDBi
    PDBji
    Links Updated
    PDB entryMethodResolution (Å)ChainPositionsPDBsum
    1D7KX-ray2.10A/B7-427[»]
    2ON3X-ray3.00A/B1-461[»]
    2OO0X-ray1.90A/B1-461[»]
    4ZGYX-ray2.63A2-421[»]
    5BWAX-ray3.20A1-461[»]
    ProteinModelPortaliP11926.
    SMRiP11926.
    ModBaseiSearch...
    MobiDBiSearch...

    Protein-protein interaction databases

    BioGridi111007. 9 interactors.
    IntActiP11926. 16 interactors.
    MINTiMINT-1208473.
    STRINGi9606.ENSP00000234111.

    Chemistry databases

    BindingDBiP11926.
    ChEMBLiCHEMBL1869.
    DrugBankiDB06243. Eflornithine.
    DB00127. Spermine.
    GuidetoPHARMACOLOGYi1276.

    PTM databases

    iPTMnetiP11926.
    PhosphoSitePlusiP11926.

    Polymorphism and mutation databases

    BioMutaiODC1.
    DMDMi118377.

    Proteomic databases

    EPDiP11926.
    PaxDbiP11926.
    PeptideAtlasiP11926.
    PRIDEiP11926.

    Protocols and materials databases

    DNASUi4953.
    Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

    Genome annotation databases

    EnsembliENST00000234111; ENSP00000234111; ENSG00000115758.
    ENST00000405333; ENSP00000385333; ENSG00000115758.
    GeneIDi4953.
    KEGGihsa:4953.
    UCSCiuc002rao.3. human.

    Organism-specific databases

    CTDi4953.
    DisGeNETi4953.
    GeneCardsiODC1.
    HGNCiHGNC:8109. ODC1.
    HPAiCAB035996.
    HPA001536.
    MalaCardsiODC1.
    MIMi165640. gene.
    neXtProtiNX_P11926.
    OpenTargetsiENSG00000115758.
    PharmGKBiPA31897.
    GenAtlasiSearch...

    Phylogenomic databases

    eggNOGiKOG0622. Eukaryota.
    COG0019. LUCA.
    GeneTreeiENSGT00390000011560.
    HOGENOMiHOG000274133.
    HOVERGENiHBG005456.
    InParanoidiP11926.
    KOiK01581.
    OMAiPACCGRE.
    OrthoDBiEOG0907058P.
    PhylomeDBiP11926.
    TreeFamiTF300760.

    Enzyme and pathway databases

    UniPathwayiUPA00535; UER00288.
    BioCyciMetaCyc:HS03935-MONOMER.
    BRENDAi4.1.1.17. 2681.
    ReactomeiR-HSA-350562. Regulation of ornithine decarboxylase (ODC).
    R-HSA-351202. Metabolism of polyamines.
    SABIO-RKP11926.

    Miscellaneous databases

    ChiTaRSiODC1. human.
    EvolutionaryTraceiP11926.
    GeneWikiiODC1.
    GenomeRNAii4953.
    PROiP11926.
    SOURCEiSearch...

    Gene expression databases

    BgeeiENSG00000115758.
    CleanExiHS_ODC1.
    ExpressionAtlasiP11926. baseline and differential.
    GenevisibleiP11926. HS.

    Family and domain databases

    Gene3Di2.40.37.10. 1 hit.
    3.20.20.10. 1 hit.
    InterProiView protein in InterPro
    IPR009006. Ala_racemase/Decarboxylase_C.
    IPR022643. De-COase2_C.
    IPR022657. De-COase2_CS.
    IPR022644. De-COase2_N.
    IPR022653. De-COase2_pyr-phos_BS.
    IPR000183. Orn/DAP/Arg_de-COase.
    IPR002433. Orn_de-COase.
    IPR029066. PLP-binding_barrel.
    PfamiView protein in Pfam
    PF02784. Orn_Arg_deC_N. 1 hit.
    PF00278. Orn_DAP_Arg_deC. 1 hit.
    PRINTSiPR01179. ODADCRBXLASE.
    PR01182. ORNDCRBXLASE.
    SUPFAMiSSF50621. SSF50621. 1 hit.
    SSF51419. SSF51419. 1 hit.
    PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
    PS00878. ODR_DC_2_1. 1 hit.
    PS00879. ODR_DC_2_2. 1 hit.
    ProtoNetiSearch...

    Entry informationi

    Entry nameiDCOR_HUMAN
    AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P11926
    Secondary accession number(s): Q53TU3, Q6LDS9
    Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: October 1, 1989
    Last sequence update: April 1, 1990
    Last modified: February 15, 2017
    This is version 186 of the entry and version 2 of the sequence. See complete history.
    Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
    Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program
    DisclaimerAny medical or genetic information present in this entry is provided for research, educational and informational purposes only. It is not in any way intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care.

    Miscellaneousi

    Keywords - Technical termi

    3D-structure, Complete proteome, Reference proteome

    Documents

    1. Human chromosome 2
      Human chromosome 2: entries, gene names and cross-references to MIM
    2. MIM cross-references
      Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (MIM) cross-references in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    3. PATHWAY comments
      Index of metabolic and biosynthesis pathways
    4. PDB cross-references
      Index of Protein Data Bank (PDB) cross-references
    5. SIMILARITY comments
      Index of protein domains and families

    Similar proteinsi

    Links to similar proteins from the UniProt Reference Clusters (UniRef) at 100%, 90% and 50% sequence identity:
    100%UniRef100 combines identical sequences and sub-fragments with 11 or more residues from any organism into one UniRef entry.
    90%UniRef90 is built by clustering UniRef100 sequences that have at least 90% sequence identity to, and 80% overlap with, the longest sequence (a.k.a seed sequence).
    50%UniRef50 is built by clustering UniRef90 seed sequences that have at least 50% sequence identity to, and 80% overlap with, the longest sequence in the cluster.