IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N6-acetyl-β-lysine transaminase

Reaction: 6-acetamido-3-aminohexanoate + 2-oxoglutarate = 6-acetamido-3-oxohexanoate + L-glutamate

Other name(s): ε-acetyl-β-lysine aminotransferase

Systematic name: 6-acetamido-3-aminohexanoate:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 71768-10-0


1. Bozler, G., Robertson, J.M., Ohsugi, M., Hensley, C. and Barker, H.A. Metabolism of L-β-lysine in a Pseudomonas: conversion of 6-N-acetyl-L-β-lysine to 3-keto-6-acetamidohexanoate and of 4-aminobutyrate to succinic semialdehyde by different transaminases. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 197 (1979) 226-235. [PMID: 44448]

[EC created 1984]

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