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+.
Also Known As:
L-Leucine Dehydrogenase; Leucine (Branched-Chain Amino Acid) Dehydrogenase; Dehydrogenase, L-Leucine; Dehydrogenase, Leucine; L Leucine Dehydrogenase
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