KEGG   ENZYME: 2.6.1.38Help
Entry
EC 2.6.1.38                 Enzyme                                 

Name
histidine transaminase;
histidine aminotransferase;
histidine-2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring nitrogenous groups;
Transaminases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-histidine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-histidine + 2-oxoglutarate = (imidazol-5-yl)pyruvate + L-glutamate [RN:R01161]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-histidine [CPD:C00135];
2-oxoglutarate [CPD:C00026]
Product
(imidazol-5-yl)pyruvate;
L-glutamate [CPD:C00025]
History
EC 2.6.1.38 created 1972
Pathway
Histidine metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:4303364]
  Authors
Coote JG, Hassall H.
  Title
The role of imidazol-5-yl-lactate-nicotinamide-adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidoreductase and histidine-2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase in the degradation of imidazol-5-yl-lactate by Pseudomonas acidovorans.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 111 (1969) 237-9.
Reference
2
  Authors
Wickremasinghe, R., Hedegaard, J. and Roche, J.
  Title
Degradation de la L-histidine chez Escherichia coli B: formation de l'acide imidazolepyruvique par une histidine-transaminase.
  Journal
C.R. Soc. Biol. 161 (1967) 1891-1896.
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CAS: 
37277-92-2

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