IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pyridoxamine—pyruvate transaminase

Reaction: pyridoxamine + pyruvate = pyridoxal + L-alanine

Other name(s): pyridoxamine-pyruvic transaminase

Systematic name: pyridoxamine:pyruvate aminotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9023-38-5


1. Wada, H. and Snell, E.E. Enzymatic transamination of pyridoxamine. II. Crystalline pyridoxamine-pyruvate transaminase. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 133-137.

[EC created 1972]

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