EC 2.6.1.15 - Glutamine—pyruvate transaminase

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EC 2.6.1.15

Names

Accepted name:
glutamine—pyruvate transaminase
Other names:
γ-glutaminyltransferase
L-glutamine transaminase L
glutaminase II
glutamine transaminase
glutamine transaminase L
glutamine—α-keto acid transamidase
glutamine—α-keto acid transaminase
glutamine—keto acid aminotransferase
glutamine—oxo acid aminotransferase
glutamine—oxo-acid transaminase
Systematic name:
L-glutamine:pyruvate aminotransferase

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. L-Methionine can act as donor; glyoxylate can act as acceptor.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047945
CAS Registry Number: 9030-44-8

References

  1. Cooper, A.J.L. and Meister, A.
    Isolation and properties of highly purified glutamine transaminase.
    Biochemistry 11: 661-671 (1972). [PMID: 5059882]
  2. Meister, A.
    Studies on the mechanism and specificity of the glutamine-α-keto acid transamination-deamidation reaction.
    J. Biol. Chem. 210: 17-35 (1954).

[EC 2.6.1.15 created 1961]