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Information on EC 2.6.1.42 - branched-chain-amino-acid transaminase

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IUBMB Comments

Also acts on L-isoleucine and L-valine, and thereby differs from EC 2.6.1.6, leucine transaminase, which does not. It also differs from EC 2.6.1.66, valine-pyruvate transaminase.

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota, Archaea

Synonyms
bcat1, bcatm, branched-chain aminotransferase, bcatc, bcat2, branched-chain amino acid aminotransferase, branched chain aminotransferase, hbcat, hbcatm, branched-chain amino acid transaminase, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
COMMENTARY hide
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
L-leucine + 2-oxoglutarate = 4-methyl-2-oxopentanoate + L-glutamate
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