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Accepted name: 2-aminohexanoate transaminase
Reaction: L-2-aminohexanoate + 2-oxoglutarate = 2-oxohexanoate + L-glutamate
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Other name(s): norleucine transaminase; norleucine (leucine) aminotransferase; leucine L-norleucine: 2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Systematic name: L-2-aminohexanoate:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Also acts on L-leucine and, more slowly, on L-isoleucine, L-2-aminopentanoate and L-aspartate.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 111310-35-1
1.  Der Garabedian, P.A. and Vermeersch, J.J. Candida L-norleucine, leucine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase. Purification and properties. Eur. J. Biochem. 167 (1987) 141–147. [DOI] [PMID: 3622507]
[EC created 1989]

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