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Pyridoxal phosphate

pyridoxal phosphate

(Science: enzyme) The co-enzyme derivative of vitamin B6. Forms Schiff's bases of substrate amino acids during catalysis of transamination, decarboxylation and racemisation reactions.

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... tRNA-bound seryl residue is converted to a selenocysteyl-residue by the pyridoxal phosphate-containing enzyme selenocysteine synthase. Finally, the resulting Sec-tRNA(Sec) is ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:40 am
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