4-Aminobutyrate transaminase

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4-Aminobutyrate transaminase, a pyridoxal phosphate (PLP) dependent mitochondrial enzyme, is responsible for the degradation of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an important inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, into succinic semialdehyde.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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