KEGG   ENZYME: 2.6.1.71Help
Entry
EC 2.6.1.71                 Enzyme                                 

Name
lysine---pyruvate 6-transaminase;
lysine-pyruvate aminotransferase;
Lys-AT
Class
Transferases;
Transferring nitrogenous groups;
Transaminases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-lysine:pyruvate aminotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-lysine + pyruvate = (S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate + L-alanine [RN:R00453]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-lysine [CPD:C00047];
pyruvate [CPD:C00022]
Product
(S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate [CPD:C04076];
L-alanine [CPD:C00041]
Reference
1
  Authors
Schmidt, H., Bode, R. and Birnbaum, D.
  Title
A novel enzyme, L-lysine : pyruvate aminotransferase, catalyses the first step of lysine catabolism in Pichia guilliermondii.
  Journal
FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 49 (1988) 203-206.
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CAS: 
114189-79-6
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