ornithine-oxo-acid transaminasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> A pyridoxal phosphate enzyme that catalyses the formation of glutamate gamma-semialdehyde and an l-amino acid from l-ornithine and a 2-keto-acid.

Chemical name: L-Ornithine:2-oxo-acid aminotransferase

Registry number: EC 2.6.1.13

(12 Dec 1998)