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Substance Name: Tryptophan Transaminase
RN: 9022-98-4


  • A PYRIDOXAL PHOSPHATE containing enzyme that catalyzes the transfer amino group from L-TRYPTOPHAN to 2-oxoglutarate in order to generate indolepyruvate and L-GLUTAMATE.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Tryptophan Transaminase

MeSH Heading

  • Tryptophan Transaminase


  • Aminotransferase, L-Tryptophan
  • Aminotransferase, tryptophan
  • L Tryptophan aminotransferase
  • L-Tryptophan aminotransferase
  • Transaminase, tryptophan
  • Tryptophan aminotransferase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9022-98-4

System Generated Number

  • 0009022984