The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: 2,5-diaminovalerate transaminase
Reaction: 2,5-diaminopentanoate + 2-oxoglutarate = 5-amino-2-oxopentanoate + L-glutamate
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Other name(s): diamino-acid transaminase; diamino acid aminotransferase
Systematic name: 2,5-diaminopentanoate:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. 2,5-Diaminoglutarate can act instead of diaminopentanoate.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9030-39-1
1.  Roberts, E. Studies of transamination. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 48 (1954) 395–401. [DOI] [PMID: 13125615]
[EC created 1961, modified 1982]

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