KEGG   ENZYME: 2.6.1.70Help
Entry
EC 2.6.1.70                 Enzyme                                 

Name
aspartate---phenylpyruvate transaminase;
aspartate-phenylpyruvate aminotransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring nitrogenous groups;
Transaminases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-aspartate:phenylpyruvate aminotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-aspartate + phenylpyruvate = oxaloacetate + L-phenylalanine [RN:R00695]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-aspartate [CPD:C00049];
phenylpyruvate [CPD:C00166]
Product
oxaloacetate [CPD:C00036];
L-phenylalanine [CPD:C00079]
Comment
The enzyme from Pseudomonas putida also acts on 4-hydroxy-phenylpyruvate and, more slowly, on L-glutamate and L-histidine.
History
EC 2.6.1.70 created 1989
Reference
1
  Authors
Holger, Z. and Kula, M.-R.
  Title
Isolation and characterization of a highly inducible L-aspartate-phenylpyruvate transaminase from Pseudomonas putida.
  Journal
J. Biotechnol. 3 (1985) 19-31.
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
99533-45-6

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