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Accepted name: aspartate—prephenate aminotransferase
Reaction: L-arogenate + oxaloacetate = prephenate + L-aspartate
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Other name(s): prephenate transaminase (ambiguous); PAT (ambiguous); prephenate aspartate aminotransferase; L-aspartate:prephenate aminotransferase
Systematic name: L-arogenate:oxaloacetate aminotransferase
Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Glutamate can also act as the amino donor, but more slowly (cf. EC, glutamate—prephenate aminotransferase).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB
1.  De-Eknamkul, W. and Ellis, B.E. Purification and characterization of prephenate aminotransferase from Anchusa officinalis cell cultures. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 267 (1988) 87–94. [DOI] [PMID: 3196038]
[EC created 2005]

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