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Information on EC 2.6.1.16 - glutamine-fructose-6-phosphate transaminase (isomerizing)

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IUBMB Comments
Although the overall reaction is that of a transferase, the mechanism involves the formation of ketimine between fructose 6-phosphate and a 6-amino group from a lysine residue at the active site, which is subsequently displaced by ammonia (transamidination).
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
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2-amino-2-deoxy-D-glucose-6-phosphate ketol-isomerase, EC 5.3.1.19, Gfa1, Gfa1p, GFAT, GFPT1, GlcN-6-P synthase, GlmS, glmS ribozyme, glucosamine 6-phosphate synthase, more
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L-glutamine + D-fructose 6-phosphate = L-glutamate + D-glucosamine 6-phosphate
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