KEGG   ENZYME: 2.6.1.41Help
Entry
EC 2.6.1.41                 Enzyme                                 

Name
D-methionine---pyruvate transaminase;
D-methionine transaminase;
D-methionine aminotransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring nitrogenous groups;
Transaminases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
D-methionine:pyruvate aminotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
D-methionine + pyruvate = 4-methylthio-2-oxobutanoate + L-alanine [RN:R03001]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
D-methionine [CPD:C00855];
pyruvate [CPD:C00022]
Product
4-methylthio-2-oxobutanoate [CPD:C01180];
L-alanine [CPD:C00041]
Comment
Oxaloacetate can replace pyruvate.
History
EC 2.6.1.41 created 1972, modified 1982
Pathway
D-Alanine metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:5357015]
  Authors
Mapson LW, March JF, Wardale DA.
  Title
Biosynthesis of ethylene. 4-methylmercapto-2-oxobutyric acid: an intermediate in the formation from methionine.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 115 (1969) 653-61.
  Organism
Brassica oleracea
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CAS: 
37277-93-3
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