|ornithine transaminase -->|
<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)
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