IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2,5-diaminovalerate transaminase

Reaction: 2,5-diaminopentanoate + 2-oxoglutarate = 5-amino-2-oxopentanoate + L-glutamate

For diagram click here (mechanism).

Other name(s): diamino-acid transaminase; diamino acid aminotransferase

Systematic name: 2,5-diaminopentanoate:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. 2,5-Diaminoglutarate can act instead of diaminopentanoate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9030-39-1


1. Roberts, E. Studies of transamination. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 48 (1954) 395-401.

[EC created 1961, modified 1982]

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