kynurenine aminotransferase activity

Known as: L-kynurenine transaminase activity 
Catalysis of the transfer of an amino group from kynurenine to an acceptor, usually a 2-oxo acid. [EC:2.6.1.-, GOC:pde]
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1967-2011
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Reduced plasma tryptophan occurs in depression and somatization. Induction of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) with… (More)
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2005
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2005
Abnormalities in the kynurenine pathway may play a role in Huntington's disease (HD). In this study, tryptophan depletion and… (More)
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1999
1999
Variations in liver and kidney kynurenine aminotransferase (KAT) activity in Pittsburg-Yoshida, Brown-Norway, albino Wistar… (More)
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1996
1996
It is known that the anti-tuberculosis drug, isonicotinic acid hydrazide (INH), causes pellagra, a niacin deficiency syndrome… (More)
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1994
1994
1. Kynurenine aminotransferase catalyzes the conversion of kynurenine to kynurenic acid, an endogenous antagonist of excitatory… (More)
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1993
1993
Delayed increases in the levels of an endogenous N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor agonist, quinolinic acid (QUIN), have been… (More)
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1993
1993
Mechanisms for increased levels of quinolinic acid (QUIN) following systemic immune stimulation were investigated. In gerbils… (More)
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1992
1992
The C-S lyase enzymes are responsible for the generation of mutagenic and cytotoxic metabolites via aberrant drug-metabolising… (More)
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1991
1991
alpha-Aminoadipate aminotransferase and kynurenine aminotransferase activities from rat kidney are reportedly associated with the… (More)
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1983
1983
Kynurenine aminotransferase (L-kynurenine:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase (cyclizing), EC 2.6.1.7) was purified 378-fold from rat… (More)
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