EC - Adenosylmethionine—8-amino-7-oxononanoate transaminase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
adenosylmethionine—8-amino-7-oxononanoate transaminase
Other names:
7,8-diaminonanoate transaminase
7,8-diaminononanoate transaminase
7,8-diaminopelargonic acid aminotransferase
7-keto-8-aminopelargonic acid
7-keto-8-aminopelargonic acid aminotransferase
DAPA aminotransferase
DAPA transaminase
diaminopelargonate synthase
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:8-amino-7-oxononanoate aminotransferase




A pyridoxal 5'-phosphate enzyme. S-adenosylhomocysteine can also act as donor.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00519
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004015
CAS Registry Number: 37259-71-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (38) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Izumi, Y., Sato, K., Tani, Y. and Ogata, K.
    Purification of 7-keto-8-aminopelargonic acid-7,8-diaminopelargonic acid aminotransferase, an enzyme involved in biotin synthesis, from Brevibacterium divaricatum.
    Agric. Biol. Chem. 37 : 2683-2684 (1973).
  2. Izumi, Y., Sato, K., Tani, Y. and Ogata, K.
    7,8-Diaminopelargonic acid aminotransferase, an enzyme involved in biotin synthesis by microorganisms.
    Agric. Biol. Chem. 39 : 175-181 (1975).
  3. Stoner, G.L. and Eisenberg, M.A.
    Purification and properties of 7,8-diaminopelargonic acid aminotransferase. An enzyme in the biotin biosynthetic pathway.
    J. Biol. Chem. 250 : 4029-4036 (1973).

[EC created 1983]