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EC 2.6.1.18     
Accepted name: β-alanine—pyruvate transaminase
Reaction: L-alanine + 3-oxopropanoate = pyruvate + β-alanine
Other name(s): β-alanine-pyruvate aminotransferase; β-alanine-α-alanine transaminase
Systematic name: L-alanine:3-oxopropanoate aminotransferase
Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 61461-61-8
References:
1.  Hayaishi, O., Nishizuka, Y., Tatibana, M., Takeshita, M. and Kuno, S. Enzymatic studies on the metabolism of β-alanine. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 781–790. [PMID: 13712439]
2.  Stinson, R.A. and Spencer, M.S. β-Aalanine aminotransferase(s) from a plant source. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 34 (1969) 120–127. [PMID: 5762452]
[EC 2.6.1.18 created 1965]
 
 


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