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ENZYME entry: EC 2.6.1.116

Accepted Name
6-aminohexanoate aminotransferase.
Reaction catalysed
6-aminohexanoate + 2-oxoglutarate <=> 6-oxohexanoate + L-glutamate
Comment(s)
  • The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Arthrobacter sp. KI72, participates in the degradation of nylon-6.
  • Glyoxylate can serve as an alternative amino group acceptor with similar efficiency.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.6.1.116
EC2PDB2.6.1.116
ExplorEnz2.6.1.116
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.6.1.116
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.6.1.116
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.6.1.116
IntEnz2.6.1.116
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.6.1.116
MetaCyc2.6.1.116

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