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Information on EC 2.6.1.42 - branched-chain-amino-acid transaminase

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     2 Transferases
         2.6 Transferring nitrogenous groups
             2.6.1 Transaminases
                2.6.1.42 branched-chain-amino-acid transaminase
IUBMB Comments
Also acts on L-isoleucine and L-valine, and thereby differs from EC 2.6.1.6, leucine transaminase, which does not. It also differs from EC 2.6.1.66, valine---pyruvate transaminase.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria, Archaea
Synonyms
bcat1, bcatm, bcatc, branched-chain aminotransferase, branched-chain amino acid aminotransferase, branched chain aminotransferase, branched-chain amino acid transaminase, bcat2, hbcatm, transaminase b, more
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LITERATURE
L-leucine + 2-oxoglutarate = 4-methyl-2-oxopentanoate + L-glutamate
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