EC 2.6.1.42 - Branched-chain-amino-acid transaminase

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EC 2.6.1.42

Names

Accepted name:
branched-chain-amino-acid transaminase
Other names:
L-branched chain amino acid aminotransferase
branched-chain amino acid aminotransferase
branched-chain amino acid—glutamate transaminase
branched-chain aminotransferase
glutamate—branched-chain amino acid transaminase
transaminase B
Systematic name:
branched-chain-amino-acid:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase

Reactions

Cofactor

Comments:

Also acts on L-isoleucine and L-valine. Different from EC 2.6.1.66 valine-pyruvate transaminase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00618
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0052656 , GO:0052654 , GO:0052655 , GO:0004084
CAS Registry Number: 9054-65-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (60) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Aki, K., Ogawa, K. and Ichihara, A.
    Transaminases of branched chain amino acids. IV. Purification and properties of two enzymes from rat liver.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 159: 276-284 (1968). [PMID: 4968655]
  2. Aki, K., Yokojima, A. and Ichihara, A.
    Transaminase of branched chain amino acids. VI. Purification and properties of the hog brain enzyme.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 65: 539-544 (1969). [PMID: 4979711]
  3. Ichihara, A. and Koyama, E.
    Transaminase of branched chain amino acids. I. Branched chain amino acids-α-ketoglutarate transaminase.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 59: 160-169 (1966). [PMID: 5943594]
  4. Taylor, R.T. and Jenkins, W.T.
    Leucine aminotransferase. II. Purification and characterization.
    J. Biol. Chem. 241: 4396-4405 (1966). [PMID: 5922965]
  5. Rudman, D. and Meister, A.
    Transamination in Escherichia coli.
    J. Biol. Chem. 200: 591-604 (1953). [PMID: 13034817]

[EC 2.6.1.42 created 1972]