EC - Histidine transaminase

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Accepted name:
histidine transaminase
Other names:
histidine aminotransferase
histidine—2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Systematic name:
L-histidine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008110
CAS Registry Number: 37277-92-2


  1. Coote, J.G. and Hassal, H.
    The role of imidazol-5-yl-lactate-nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidoreductase and histidine-2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase in the degradation of imidazol-5-yl-lactate by Pseudomonas acidovorans.
    Biochem. J. 111 : 237-239 (1969). [PMID: 4303364]
  2. Wickremasinghe, R., Hedegaard, J. and Roche, J.
    Dégradation de la L-histidine chez Escherichia coli B: formation de l'acide imidazolepyruvique par une histidine-transaminase.
    C.R. Soc. Biol. 161 : 1891-1896 (1967).

[EC created 1972]