glutamate formiminotransferase

glu·ta·mate for·mim·i·no·trans·fer·ase

an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of the formimino moiety of N-formimino-l-glutamate to tetrahydrofolate; a deficiency of this enzyme will lead to elevated formiminoglutamate levels.

glutamate formiminotransferase

/glu·ta·mate for·mim·i·no·trans·fer·ase/ (for-mim″ĭ-no-trans´fer-ās) a transferase catalyzing a step in the degradation of histidine; decreased enzyme activity has been associated with urinary excretion of formiminoglutamate and mental retardation.
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