IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pyridoxamine—oxaloacetate transaminase

Reaction: pyridoxamine + oxaloacetate = pyridoxal + L-aspartate

Systematic name: pyridoxamine:oxaloacetate aminotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37277-88-6


1. Wada, H. and Snell, E.E. Enzymatic transamination of pyridoxamine. I. With oxaloacetate and α-ketoglutarate. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 127-132.

2. Wu, H.L.C. and Mason, M. Pyridoxamine-oxaloacetic transaminase of rat kidney. J. Biol. Chem. 239 (1964) 1492-1497.

[EC created 1972]

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