ornithine transaminase -->
ornithine d-aminotransferase
medical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that will reversibly catalyze the reaction of alpha-ketoglutarate and l-ornithine to form l-glutamate and l-glutamate gamma-semialdehyde; a deficiency of this enzyme will result in gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina.

Synonyms: ornithine transaminase.

(05 Mar 2000)