EC - Serine—pyruvate transaminase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
serine—pyruvate transaminase
Other names:
hydroxypyruvate:L-alanine transaminase
serine—pyruvate aminotransferase
Systematic name:
L-serine:pyruvate aminotransferase




A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. The liver enzyme may be identical with EC alanine-glyoxylate transaminase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00514
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004760
CAS Registry Number: 9030-88-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (10) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Cheung, G.P., Rosenblum, I. and Sallach, H.J.
    Comparative studies of enzymes related to serine metabolism in higher plants.
    Plant Physiol. 43: 1813-1820 (1968). [PMID: 5699148]
  2. Kretovich, V.L. and Stepanovich, K.M.
    [The synthesis of serine from hydroxypyruvate in plants.] (in Russian)
    Dokl. Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 139: 488-490 (1961).
  3. Sallach, H.J.
    Formation of serine from hydroxypyruvate and L-alanine.
    J. Biol. Chem. 223: 1101-1108 (1956). [PMID: 13385257]

[EC created 1972]