IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutamine—scyllo-inositol transaminase

Reaction: L-glutamine + 2,4,6/3,5-pentahydroxycyclohexanone = 2-oxoglutaramate + 1-amino-1-deoxy-scyllo-inositol

Other name(s): glutamine scyllo-inosose aminotransferase; L-glutamine-keto-scyllo-inositol aminotransferase; glutamine-scyllo-inosose transaminase; L-glutamine-scyllo-inosose transaminase

Systematic name: L-glutamine:2,4,6/3,5-pentahydroxycyclohexanone aminotransferase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9033-03-8


1. Walker, J.B. and Walker, M.S. Streptomycin biosynthesis. Transamination reactions involving inosamines and inosadiamines. Biochemistry 8 (1969) 763-770. [PMID: 5781017]

[EC created 1972]

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