KEGG   ENZYME: 2.6.1.49Help
Entry
EC 2.6.1.49                 Enzyme                                 

Name
dihydroxyphenylalanine transaminase;
dopa transaminase;
dihydroxyphenylalanine aminotransferase;
aspartate-DOPP transaminase (ADT);
L-dopa transaminase;
dopa aminotransferase;
glutamate-DOPP transaminase (GDT);
phenylalanine-DOPP transaminase (PDT);
DOPA 2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase;
DOPAATS
Class
Transferases;
Transferring nitrogenous groups;
Transaminases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
3,4-dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-dopa + 2-oxoglutarate = 3,4-dihydroxyphenylpyruvate + L-glutamate [RN:R02077]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-dopa [CPD:C00355];
2-oxoglutarate [CPD:C00026]
Product
3,4-dihydroxyphenylpyruvate [CPD:C04045];
L-glutamate [CPD:C00025]
Comment
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
History
EC 2.6.1.49 created 1972
Pathway
Tyrosine metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:5829872]
  Authors
Fonnum F, Larsen K.
  Title
Purification and properties of dihydroxyphenylalanine transaminase from guinea pig brain.
  Journal
J. Neurochem. 12 (1965) 589-98.
Reference
2  [PMID:17616348]
  Authors
Ranjith NK, Sasikala Ch, Ramana ChV.
  Title
Catabolism of L-phenylalanine and L-tyrosine by Rhodobacter sphaeroides OU5 occurs through 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine.
  Journal
Res. Microbiol. 158 (2007) 506-11.
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37277-98-8

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