Accepted name: L-amino-acid dehydrogenase
Reaction: an L-amino acid + H2O + NAD+ = a 2-oxo carboxylate + NH3 + NADH + H+
Systematic name: L-amino-acid:NAD+ oxidoreductase (deaminating)
Comments: Acts on aliphatic amino acids.
1.  Nisman, B. and Mager, J. Diphosphopyridine nucleotide and phosphate requirement for oxidation of amino-acids by cell-free extracts of obligate anaerobes. Nature (Lond.) 169 (1952) 243–244. [PMID: 14910739]
[EC created 1961]