IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutamate synthase (NADH)

Reaction: 2 L-glutamate + NAD+ = L-glutamine + 2-oxoglutarate + NADH + H+

Other name(s): glutamate (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) synthase; NADH: GOGAT; L-glutamate synthase (NADH); L-glutamate synthetase; NADH-glutamate synthase; NADH-dependent glutamate synthase; glutamate synthase (NADH2)

Systematic name: L-glutamate:NAD+ oxidoreductase (transaminating)

Comments: A flavoprotein (FMN).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 65589-88-0


1. Boland, M.J. and Benny, A.G. Enzymes of nitrogen metabolism in legume nodules. Purification and properties of NADH-dependent glutamate synthase from lupin nodules. Eur. J. Biochem. 79 (1977) 355-362. [PMID: 21790]

[EC created 1978]

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