D-octopine dehydrogenase

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D-octopine dehydrogenase

(Science: enzyme) catalyses reductive condensation between pyruvate and arginine, lysine, histidine or ornithine to yield, respectively, octopine, lysopine, histopine or octopinic acid; nadh is cofactor

registry number: EC 1.5.1.11

Synonym: octopine synthase, octopine dehydrogenase