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Information on EC 2.6.1.83 - LL-diaminopimelate aminotransferase

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     2 Transferases
         2.6 Transferring nitrogenous groups
             2.6.1 Transaminases
                2.6.1.83 LL-diaminopimelate aminotransferase
IUBMB Comments
A pyridoxal-phosphate enzyme. In vivo, the reaction occurs in the opposite direction to that shown above. This is one of the final steps in the lysine-biosynthesis pathway of plants (ranging from mosses to flowering plants). meso-Diaminoheptanedioate, an isomer of LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate, and the structurally related compounds lysine and ornithine are not substrates. 2-Oxoglutarate cannot be replaced by oxaloacetate or pyruvate. It is not yet known if the substrate of the biosynthetic reaction is the cyclic or acyclic form of tetrahydropyridine-2,6-dicarboxylate.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota, Archaea
Synonyms
ll-dap-at, atdap-at, l,l-diaminopimelate aminotransferase, ct390, ll-dap aminotransferase, diaminopimelate aminotransferase, pc0685, sll0480, mth52, more
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LITERATURE
LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate + 2-oxoglutarate = (S)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydropyridine-2,6-dicarboxylate + L-glutamate + H2O
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