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Accepted name: lysine—pyruvate 6-transaminase
Reaction: L-lysine + pyruvate = (S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate + L-alanine
Glossary: (S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate = L-2-aminoadipate 6-semialdehyde = L-allysine
Other name(s): lysine-pyruvate aminotransferase; Lys-AT
Systematic name: L-lysine:pyruvate aminotransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 114189-79-6
1.  Schmidt, H., Bode, R. and Birnbaum, D. A novel enzyme, L-lysine : pyruvate aminotransferase, catalyses the first step of lysine catabolism in Pichia guilliermondii. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 49 (1988) 203–206.
[EC created 1990, modified 2011]

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