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SUCLA2 succinate-CoA ligase ADP-forming beta subunit

Also known as: A-SCS; A-BETA; MTDPS5; SCS-betaA

Summary

Succinyl-CoA synthetase (SCS) is a mitochondrial matrix enzyme that acts as a heterodimer, being composed of an invariant alpha subunit and a substrate-specific beta subunit. The protein encoded by this gene is an ATP-specific SCS beta subunit that dimerizes with the SCS alpha subunit to form SCS-A, an essential component of the tricarboxylic acid cycle. SCS-A hydrolyzes ATP to convert succinate to succinyl-CoA. Defects in this gene are a cause of myopathic mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome. A pseudogene of this gene has been found on chromosome 6. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

Genomic context

Location:
13q14.2
Sequence:
Chromosome: 13; NC_000013.11 (47942656..48037972, complement)
Total number of exons:
16

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