branched-chain amino acid:2-keto-4-methylthiobutyrate aminotransferase activity

Known as: BCAT, branched chain amino acid:2-keto-4-methylthiobutyrate aminotransferase activity, branched-chain-amino-acid:2-keto-4-methylthiobutyrate aminotransferase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: 2-keto-4-methylthiobutyrate + L-phenylalanine = phenylpyruvate + L-methionine. [IMG:01684, PMID:12670965]
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2007
2007
The catabolic pathways of branched-chain amino acids have two common steps. The first step is deamination catalyzed by the… (More)
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2006
2006
Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) is a monoecious plant in which female sex expression (gynoecy) is controlled by the Female (F… (More)
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2006
2006
Pungency or “heat” found in Capsicum fruit results from the biosynthesis and accumulation of alkaloid compounds known as… (More)
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2004
2004
We have examined the localization of the first two enzymes in the branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) catabolic pathway: the… (More)
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2002
2002
Branched-chain amino acid transaminases (BCATs) play a crucial role in the metabolism of leucine, isoleucine, and valine. They… (More)
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2001
2001
A novel hypothesis for the role of branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) in regulating levels of the major excitatory… (More)
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2001
2001
Transamination of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) catalyzed by the branched chain aminotransferase isoenzymes (BCATs) is… (More)
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1998
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1998
To establish an accurate molecular model of human branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) metabolism, the distribution, activity, and… (More)
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1998
1998
Because it is well known that excess branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) have a profound influence on neurological function… (More)
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1997
1997
The first step in the catabolism of branched-chain amino acids (BCAA), reversible transamination, is catalyzed by one of the two… (More)
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