EC 2.6.1.36 - L-lysine 6-transaminase

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EC 2.6.1.36

Names

Accepted name:
L-lysine 6-transaminase
Other names:
L-lysine—α-ketoglutarate 6-aminotransferase
L-lysine—α-ketoglutarate aminotransferase
lysine 6-aminotransferase
lysine ε-aminotransferase
lysine ε-transaminase
lysine:2-ketoglutarate 6-aminotransferase
L-lysine transaminase
L-lysine aminotransferase
Systematic name:
L-lysine:2-oxoglutarate 6-aminotransferase

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. The product, (S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate, is converted into the intramolecularly dehydrated form, 1-piperideine 6-carboxylate.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0045484
CAS Registry Number: 9054-68-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Soda, K., Misono, H. and Yamamoto, T.
    L-Lysine:α-ketoglutarate aminotransferase. I. Identification of a product, δ-1-piperideine-6-carboxylic acid.
    Biochemistry 7: 4102-4109 (1968). [PMID: 5722275]
  2. Soda, K. and Misono, H.
    L-Lysine:α-ketoglutarate aminotransferase. II. Purification, crystallization, and properties.
    Biochemistry 7: 4110-4119 (1968). [PMID: 5722276]

[EC 2.6.1.36 created 1972, modified 2011]