EC - Pyridoxamine-phosphate transaminase

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Accepted name:
pyridoxamine-phosphate transaminase
Other names:
pyridoxamine 5'-phosphate transaminase
pyridoxamine 5'-phosphate—α-ketoglutarate transaminase
pyridoxamine phosphate aminotransferase
Systematic name:
pyridoxamine-5'-phosphate:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase (D-glutamate-forming)



Also acts, more slowly, on pyridoxamine.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0019163
CAS Registry Number: 9074-84-4


  1. Tani, Y., Ukita, M. and Ogata, K.
    Studies on vitamin B6 metabolism in microorganisms. Part X. Further purification and characterization of pyridoxamine 5'-phosphate-α-ketoglutarate transaminase from Clostridium kainantoi.
    Agric. Biol. Chem. 36: 181-188 (1972).

[EC created 1976]