IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-glucopyranose transaminase

Reaction: dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-glucopyranose + 2-oxoglutarate = dTDP-3-dehydro-6-deoxy-α-D-glucopyranose + L-glutamate

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Glossary: dTDP-D-mycaminose = dTDP-3-dimethylamino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-glucopyranose

Other name(s): TylB; TDP-3-keto-6-deoxy-D-glucose 3-aminotransferase; TDP-3-dehydro-6-deoxy-D-glucose 3-aminotransferase; dTDP-3-keto-6-deoxy-D-glucose 3-aminotransferase; dTDP-3-dehydro-6-deoxy-D-glucose 3-aminotransferase

Systematic name: dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-glucopyranose:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. The reaction occurs in the reverse direction. The enzyme is involved in biosynthesis of D-mycaminose.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Melancon, C.E., 3rd, Hong, L., White, J.A., Liu, Y.N. and Liu, H.W. Characterization of TDP-4-keto-6-deoxy-D-glucose-3,4-ketoisomerase from the D-mycaminose biosynthetic pathway of Streptomyces fradiae: in vitro activity and substrate specificity studies. Biochemistry 46 (2007) 577-590. [PMID: 17209568]

[EC created 2011]

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