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Substance Name: Aminomethyltransferase
RN: 37257-08-2


  • A one-carbon group transferase that transfers lipoamide-linked methylamine groups to tetrahydrofolate (TETRAHYDROFOLATES) to form methylenetetrahydrofolate and AMMONIA. It is one of four components of the glycine decarboxylase complex.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Aminomethyltransferase

MeSH Heading

  • Aminomethyltransferase


  • Aminomethyltransferase, Tetrahydrofolate
  • Glycine Decarboxylase Complex T Protein
  • Glycine Decarboxylase Complex T-Protein
  • Glycine Synthase
  • Synthase, Glycine
  • T Protein, Glycine Cleavage System
  • T-Protein, Glycine Cleavage System
  • Tetrahydrofolate Aminomethyltransferase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 37257-08-2

System Generated Number

  • 0037257082