IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: alanine—oxomalonate transaminase

Reaction: L-alanine + oxomalonate = pyruvate + aminomalonate

For diagram click here (mechanism).

Other name(s): alanine-oxomalonate aminotransferase; L-alanine-ketomalonate transaminase; alanine-ketomalonate (mesoxalate) transaminase

Systematic name: L-alanine:oxomalonate aminotransferase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37277-96-6


1. Nagayama, H., Muramatsu, M. and Shimura, K. Enzymatic formation of aminomalonic acid from ketomalonic acid. Nature 181 (1958) 417-418.

[EC created 1972]

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