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Leucine Dehydrogenase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Leucine Dehydrogenase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.664.500.724
Unique ID
D050803
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050803
Scope Note
An octameric enzyme belonging to the superfamily of amino acid dehydrogenases. Leucine dehydrogenase catalyzes the reversible oxidative deamination of L-LEUCINE, to 4-methyl-2-oxopentanoate (2-ketoisocaproate) and AMMONIA, with the corresponding reduction of the cofactor NAD+.
Entry Term(s)
L-Leucine Dehydrogenase
Leucine (Branched-Chain Amino Acid) Dehydrogenase
Registry Number
EC 1.4.1.9
Related Numbers
9082-71-7
Previous Indexing
Amino Acid Oxidoreductases (1970-2005)
Leucine (1970-1979)
Public MeSH Note
2006; LEUCINE DEHYDROGENASE was indexed under AMINO ACID OXIDOREDUCTASES 1970-2005 & LEUCINE 1970-1982
History Note
2006(1970)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Leucine Dehydrogenase Preferred
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