Presence of ornithine ketoacid aminotransferase in human ocular tissues
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Ornithine ketoacid aminotransferase activity in the human ocular tissues was biochemically studied. The choroid plus retina, ciliary body, and iris showed high enzyme activity. The enzyme had a pH optimum at near 8.0–8.1, and the Km value for pyridoxal phosphate was 8 μM. The possible role of ornithine ketoacid aminotransferase in the human ocular tissues was discussed.
KeywordsPublic Health Enzyme Phosphate Enzyme Activity Retina
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