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Keyword - Aminotransferase (KW-0032)

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Broader

Definition

Enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an alpha-amino group from an amino acid to an alpha-keto acid. The amino group is usually covalently bound by the prosthetic group pyridoxal phosphate.

Synonyms

  • Transaminase

Category

Molecular function

GOi

transaminase activity [ GO:0008483 ]

Graphical

AminotransferaseTransferaseMolecular function