Glutamate dehydrogenase

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Glutamate dehydrogenase

Description

Glutamate dehydrogenase, located in the mitochondrial matrix (mtGDH), is an enzyme that converts glutamate to α-ketoglutarate [1]. mtGDH is not part of the TCA cycle, but is involved in glutaminolysis as an anaplerotic reaction.

Abbreviation: mtGDH

Reference: Gnaiger 2014 MitoPathways


MitoPedia topics: Enzyme