aminotransferase

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transaminase

 [trans-am´ĭ-nās]
any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the reversible transfer of an amino group from a donor, usually an amino acid, to an acceptor, usually a 2-keto acid. Most use pyridoxal phosphate as a coenzyme.

a·mi·no·trans·fer·ase

(ă-mē'nō-trans'fĕr-ase),
Enzyme that transfers amino groups from an amino acid to a keto acid, for example, l-alanine and 2-ketoglutarate. Often, the amino acid is an α-amino acid and the keto acid is an α-keto acid.
Synonym(s): transaminases

aminotransferase

(ə-mē′nō-trăns′fə-rās′, -rāz′, ăm′ə-)

a·mi·no·trans·fer·ase

(ă-mē'nō-trans'fĕr-ās)
[EC sub-group 2.6.1] Enzyme transferring amino groups between an amino acid to (usually) a 2-keto acid.
Synonym(s): aminopherase, transaminase.

aminotransferase

see TRANSAMINASE.