Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004084 - branched-chain-amino-acid transaminase activity

Synonyms: branched-chain amino acid aminotransferase activity, branched-chain amino acid-glutamate transaminase activity, branched-chain aminotransferase activity, branched-chain-amino-acid:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase activity, glutamate-branched-chain amino acid transaminase activity, L-branched chain amino acid aminotransferase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: a branched-chain amino acid + 2-oxoglutarate = L-glutamate + a 2-oxocarboxylate derived from the branched-chain amino acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0008483 - transaminase activity

Child Classes:
GO:0052654 - L-leucine transaminase activity (1) ,
GO:0052655 - L-valine transaminase activity (1) ,
GO:0052656 - L-isoleucine transaminase activity (1)

Term Members:
IlvE ,

Unification Links: GO:0004084

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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