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Information on EC 2.6.1.7 - kynurenine-oxoglutarate transaminase

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     2 Transferases
         2.6 Transferring nitrogenous groups
             2.6.1 Transaminases
                2.6.1.7 kynurenine-oxoglutarate transaminase
IUBMB Comments
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Also acts on 3-hydroxykynurenine. The product 4-(2-aminophenyl)-2,4-dioxobutanoate is converted into kynurenate by a spontaneous reaction.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria, Archaea
Synonyms
AadAT, aminoadipate aminotransferase, aminotransferase, kynurenine, aspartate aminotransferase, Bna3, CCBL2, cysteine conjugate beta-lyase 1, cysteine conjugate beta-lyase 2, glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase 2, glutamine transaminase K, more
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LITERATURE
L-kynurenine + 2-oxoglutarate = 4-(2-aminophenyl)-2,4-dioxobutanoate + L-glutamate
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