glutamate synthasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the formation of 2 molecules of glutamate from glutamine plus alpha-ketoglutarate in the presence of NADPH.

Chemical name: L-Glutamate:NADP+ oxidoreductase (transaminating)

Registry number: EC 1.4.1.13

(12 Dec 1998)