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Entry
EC 2.6.1.63                 Enzyme                                 

Name
kynurenine---glyoxylate transaminase;
kynurenine-glyoxylate aminotransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring nitrogenous groups;
Transaminases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-kynurenine:glyoxylate aminotransferase (cyclizing)
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-kynurenine + glyoxylate = 4-(2-aminophenyl)-2,4-dioxobutanoate + glycine [RN:R01957]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-kynurenine [CPD:C00328];
glyoxylate [CPD:C00048]
Product
4-(2-aminophenyl)-2,4-dioxobutanoate [CPD:C01252];
glycine [CPD:C00037]
Comment
Acts, more slowly, on L-phenylalanine, L-histidine and L-tyrosine.
History
EC 2.6.1.63 created 1983
Reference
1
  Authors
Harada, I.
  Title
[Glucagen inducible kynurenine aminotransferase.].
  Journal
Wakayama Igaku 31 (1980) 61-68.
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CAS: 
74506-33-5

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