IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glycine—oxaloacetate transaminase

Reaction: glycine + oxaloacetate = glyoxylate + L-aspartate

For diagram click here (mechanism).

Other name(s): glycine-oxalacetate aminotransferase

Systematic name: glycine:oxaloacetate aminotransferase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37277-90-0


1. Gibbs, R.G. and Morris, J.G. Formation of glycine from glyoxylate in Micrococcus denitrificans. Biochem. J. 99 (1966) 27P-28P.

[EC created 1972]

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