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Descriptor English: Transaminases
Descriptor Spanish: Transaminasas
Descriptor Portuguese: Transaminases
Descriptor French: Transaminases
Entry term(s): Aminotransferases
Tree number(s): D08.811.913.477.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000637
Scope note: A subclass of enzymes of the transferase class that catalyze the transfer of an amino group from a donor (generally an amino acid) to an acceptor (generally a 2-keto acid). Most of these enzymes are pyridoxyl phosphate proteins. (Dorland, 28th ed) EC 2.6.1.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: EC 2.6.1.-
Public MeSH Note: 98; see AMINOTRANSFERASES 1963-97; for TRANSAMINASES see AMINOTRANSFERASES 1974-97
History Note: 98(63)
DeCS ID: 650
Unique ID: D000637
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Transaminases - Preferred
Concept UI M0000972
Scope note A subclass of enzymes of the transferase class that catalyze the transfer of an amino group from a donor (generally an amino acid) to an acceptor (generally a 2-keto acid). Most of these enzymes are pyridoxyl phosphate proteins. (Dorland, 28th ed) EC 2.6.1.
Preferred term Transaminases
Entry term(s) Aminotransferases



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