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ornithine ?-aminotransferase


Definition: an enzyme that will reversibly catalyze the reaction of a-ketoglutarate and l-ornithine to form l-glutamate and l-glutamate ?-semialdehyde; a deficiency of this enzyme will result in gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina.

Synonym(s): ornithine transaminase

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