delta (delta)-aminobutyric acid aminotransferase

del·ta (δ)-a·mi·no·bu·tyr·ic ac·id a·mi·no·trans·fer·ase

(del'tăă-mē'nō-byū-tir'ik as'id ă-mē'nō-trans'fĕr-ās)
An enzyme catalyzing the reversible transfer of an amino group from δ-aminobutyric acid to 2-oxoglutarate, thus forming an l-glutamic acid and succinate semialdehyde. An important step in the catabolism of δ-aminobutyric acid.
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