Definition: 'Pyridoxamine 5-phosphate'
pyridoxamine 5-phosphateType: Term
1. the amine of pyridoxal 5-phosphate (—CH2NH2 replacing —CHO at position 4), it is the intermediate formed in many enzyme-catalyzed reactions that utilize pyridoxal 5-phosphate.
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