EC 2.6.1

L-α-Amino Acid Transaminases

(Using miscellaneous 2-oxo acids/L-α-amino acids)

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See also other transamination reactions using 2-oxoglutarate/L-glutamate or pyruvate/L-alanine or glyoxalate/glycine or phenylpyruvate/L-phenylalanine.

See Nomenclature and symbolism for amino acids and peptides for more details of α-amino acid structures.

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EC 2.6.1 transamination mechanism
EC alanine—oxo-acid transaminase
EC asparagine—oxo-acid transaminase
EC valine—3-methyl-2-oxovalerate transaminase
EC glycine—oxaloacetate transaminase
EC aspartate—prephenate aminotransferase (another illustration)
EC alanine—oxomalonate transaminase