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GGT1  -  glutamate:glyoxylate aminotransferase

Arabidopsis thaliana

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Disease relevance of GGT1

  • When expressed as recombinant proteins in Escherichia coli, GGT1 and GGT2 displayed biochemical characteristics very similar to one another, and to the Arabidopsis protein purified from leaves [1].

High impact information on GGT1


Associations of GGT1 with chemical compounds


Other interactions of GGT1

  • GGT1 and GGT2 may have partially redundant functions; transcripts of both genes were detected in many of the same tissues [1].


  1. Alanine aminotransferase homologs catalyze the glutamate:glyoxylate aminotransferase reaction in peroxisomes of Arabidopsis. Liepman, A.H., Olsen, L.J. Plant Physiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  2. Identification of photorespiratory glutamate:glyoxylate aminotransferase (GGAT) gene in Arabidopsis. Igarashi, D., Miwa, T., Seki, M., Kobayashi, M., Kato, T., Tabata, S., Shinozaki, K., Ohsumi, C. Plant J. (2003) [Pubmed]
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