6-pyruvoyl tetrahydropterin (2'-oxo)reductasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> From rat brain; catalyses the reduction of 6-pyruvoyl tetrahydropterin in the presence of NADPH to 6-(2'-hydroxy-1'-oxopropyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropterin); will only catalyze the reduction of the c-2'-oxo group

Registry number: EC 1.2.1.-

Synonyms: 6pph4 reductase

(26 Jun 1999)