EC 2.6.1

L-α-Amino Acid Transaminases

(Using pyruvate/L-alanine)

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See also other transamination reactions using 2-oxoglutarate/L-glutamate or glyoxalate/glycine or phenylpyruvate/L-phenylalanine or miscellaneous 2-oxo acids/L-α-amino acids.

See Nomenclature and symbolism for amino acids and peptides for more details of α-amino acid structures.

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EC 2.6.1 transamination mechanism
EC glutamine—pyruvate transaminase
EC serine—pyruvate transaminase
EC phenylalanine(histidine) transaminase
EC valine—pyruvate transaminase (another illustration)
EC arginine—pyruvate transaminase (another illustration)
EC L-tryptophan—pyruvate aminotransferase (another illustration)