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Information on EC 2.6.1.57 - aromatic-amino-acid transaminase

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     2 Transferases
         2.6 Transferring nitrogenous groups
             2.6.1 Transaminases
                2.6.1.57 aromatic-amino-acid transaminase
IUBMB Comments
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. L-Methionine can also act as donor, but more slowly; oxaloacetate can act as acceptor. Controlled proteolysis converts the enzyme into EC 2.6.1.1 aspartate transaminase.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria, Archaea
Synonyms
aromatic aminotransferase, aromatic amino acid aminotransferase, pdaroat, pdarat, aromatic aminotransferase ii, aromatic amino acid transaminase, aratph, aroates, hisc1, aroat ii, more
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LITERATURE
an aromatic amino acid + 2-oxoglutarate = an aromatic oxo acid + L-glutamate
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