This enzyme participates in the degradation of glutamate and 4-aminobutyrate. It is similar to EC 184.108.40.206 [succinate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase (NADP+)], and EC 220.127.116.11 [succinate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase (NAD(P)+)], but is specific for NAD+.
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