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Serine—pyruvate transaminase

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In enzymology, a serine-pyruvate transaminase is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are L-serine and pyruvate, whereas its two products are 3-hydroxypyruvate and L-alanine. [1]

16 relations: Alanine, Biomolecular structure, Catalysis, Chemical reaction, Cofactor (biochemistry), Enzyme, List of enzymes, Proceedings of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Product (chemistry), Protein Data Bank, Pyridoxal phosphate, Pyruvic acid, Serine, Substrate (chemistry), Transaminase, Transferase.


Alanine (symbol Ala or A) is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins.

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Biomolecular structure

Biomolecular structure is the intricate folded, three-dimensional shape that is formed by a molecule of protein, DNA, or RNA, and that is important to its function.

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Catalysis is the increase in the rate of a chemical reaction due to the participation of an additional substance called a catalysthttp://goldbook.iupac.org/C00876.html, which is not consumed in the catalyzed reaction and can continue to act repeatedly.

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Chemical reaction

A chemical reaction is a process that leads to the transformation of one set of chemical substances to another.

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Cofactor (biochemistry)

A cofactor is a non-protein chemical compound or metallic ion that is required for an enzyme's activity.

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Enzymes are macromolecular biological catalysts.

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List of enzymes

This page lists enzymes by their classification in the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Enzyme Commission numbering system.

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Proceedings of the USSR Academy of Sciences

The Proceedings of the USSR Academy of Sciences (Доклады Академии Наук СССР, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR (DAN SSSR), Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de l'URSS) was a Soviet journal that was dedicated to publishing original, academic research papers in physics, mathematics, chemistry, geology, and biology.

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Product (chemistry)

Products are the species formed from chemical reactions.

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Protein Data Bank

The Protein Data Bank (PDB) is a crystallographic database for the three-dimensional structural data of large biological molecules, such as proteins and nucleic acids.

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Pyridoxal phosphate

Pyridoxal phosphate (PLP, pyridoxal 5'-phosphate, P5P), the active form of vitamin B6, is a coenzyme in a variety of enzymatic reactions.

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Pyruvic acid

Pyruvic acid (CH3COCOOH) is the simplest of the alpha-keto acids, with a carboxylic acid and a ketone functional group.

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Serine (symbol Ser or S) is an ɑ-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins.

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Substrate (chemistry)

In chemistry, a substrate is typically the chemical species being observed in a chemical reaction, which reacts with a reagent to generate a product.

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Transaminases or aminotransferases are enzymes that catalyze a transamination reaction between an amino acid and an α-keto acid.

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A transferase is any one of a class of enzymes that enact the transfer of specific functional groups (e.g. a methyl or glycosyl group) from one molecule (called the donor) to another (called the acceptor).

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C, EC, L-serine:pyruvate aminotransferase, Serine--pyruvate transaminase, Serine-pyruvate transaminase.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serine—pyruvate_transaminase

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