Information on EC 2.6.1.27 - tryptophan transaminase

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     2 Transferases
         2.6 Transferring nitrogenous groups
             2.6.1 Transaminases
                2.6.1.27 tryptophan transaminase
IUBMB Comments
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Also acts on 5-hydroxytryptophan and, to a lesser extent, on the phenyl amino acids.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
5-hydroxytryptophan-ketoglutaric transaminase, aminotransferase, tryptophan, FIB, hydroxytryptophan aminotransferase, L-phenylalanine-2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase, L-tryptophan aminotransferase, L-tryptophan transaminase, L-tryptophan-pyruvate aminotransferase 1, LmTAM1, OsTAR1, more
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LITERATURE
L-tryptophan + 2-oxoglutarate = (indol-3-yl)pyruvate + L-glutamate
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also acts on 5-hydroxytryptophan and, to a lesser extent, on the phenyl amino acids
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