IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 5-aminovalerate transaminase

Reaction: 5-aminopentanoate + 2-oxoglutarate = 5-oxopentanoate + L-glutamate

Other name(s): 5-aminovalerate aminotransferase; δ-aminovalerate aminotransferase; δ-aminovalerate transaminase

Systematic name: 5-aminopentanoate:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37277-97-7


1. Ichihara, A., Ichihara, E.A. and Suda, M. Metabolism of L-lysine by bacterial enzymes. IV. δ-Aminovaleric acid-glutamic acid transaminase. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 48 (1960) 412-420.

[EC created 1972]

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