IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


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

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

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Glossary: dTDP-3-dehydro-6-deoxy-α-D-galactopyranose = dTDP-6-deoxy-α-D-xylo-hexopyranos-3-ulose

Other name(s): dTDP-6-deoxy-D-xylohex-3-uloseaminase; FdtB; TDP-3-keto-6-deoxy-D-galactose-3-aminotransferase; RavAMT; TDP-3-keto-6-deoxy-D-galactose 3-aminotransferase; TDP-3-dehydro-6-deoxy-D-galactose 3-aminotransferase

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

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. The enzyme is involved in the biosynthesis of dTDP-3-acetamido-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactose. The reaction occurs in the reverse direction.

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1. Pfoestl, A., Hofinger, A., Kosma, P. and Messner, P. Biosynthesis of dTDP-3-acetamido-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactose in Aneurinibacillus thermoaerophilus L420-91T. J. Biol. Chem. 278 (2003) 26410-26417. [PMID: 12740380]

[EC created 2011]

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