The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: asparagine—oxo-acid transaminase
Reaction: L-asparagine + a 2-oxo carboxylate = 2-oxosuccinamate + an amino acid
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Other name(s): asparagine-keto acid aminotransferase
Systematic name: L-asparagine:2-oxo-acid aminotransferase
Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9030-43-7
1.  Meister, A. and Fraser, P.E. Enzymatic formation of L-asparagine by transamination. J. Biol. Chem. 210 (1954) 37–43. [PMID: 13201567]
[EC created 1961]

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