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Entry
EC 2.6.1.3                  Enzyme                                 

Name
cysteine transaminase;
cysteine aminotransferase;
L-cysteine aminotransferase;
CGT
Class
Transferases;
Transferring nitrogenous groups;
Transaminases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-cysteine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-cysteine + 2-oxoglutarate = mercaptopyruvate + L-glutamate [RN:R00895]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-cysteine [CPD:C00097];
2-oxoglutarate [CPD:C00026]
Product
mercaptopyruvate [CPD:C00957];
L-glutamate [CPD:C00025]
Comment
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
History
EC 2.6.1.3 created 1961
Pathway
Cysteine and methionine metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1  [PMID:13342749]
  Authors
CHATAGNER F, SAURET-IGNAZI G.
  Title
[Role of transamination and pyridoxal phosphate in the enzymatic formation of hydrogen sulfide from cysteine by the rat liver under anaerobiosis.]
  Journal
Bull. Soc. Chim. Biol. (Paris). 38 (1956) 415-28.
  Organism
Rattus norvegicus [GN:rno]
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9030-32-4

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