KEGG   ENZYME: 2.6.1.68Help
Entry
EC 2.6.1.68                 Enzyme                                 

Name
ornithine(lysine) transaminase;
ornithine(lysine) aminotransferase;
lysine/ornithine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase;
L-ornithine(L-lysine):2-oxoglutarate-aminotransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring nitrogenous groups;
Transaminases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-ornithine:2-oxoglutarate-aminotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-ornithine + 2-oxoglutarate = 3,4-dihydro-2H-pyrrole-2-carboxylate + L-glutamate + H2O [RN:R00668]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-ornithine [CPD:C00077];
2-oxoglutarate [CPD:C00026]
Product
3,4-dihydro-2H-pyrrole-2-carboxylate [CPD:C04322];
L-glutamate [CPD:C00025];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Comment
The enzyme from Trichomonas vaginalis also acts on L-lysine, producing 2,3,4,5-tetrahydropyridine-2-carboxylate.
History
EC 2.6.1.68 created 1989
Reference
1  [PMID:3095639]
  Authors
Lowe PN, Rowe AF.
  Title
Aminotransferase activities in Trichomonas vaginalis.
  Journal
Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 21 (1986) 65-74.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
105542-39-0

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