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Table 2 Comparison of the substrate spectra of selected ω-TAs.

From: Transaminases for the synthesis of enantiopure beta-amino acids

organism amino donors
  aliphatic β-amino acid aromatic β-amino acid aromatic amine
  β-ALA β-ABA γ-ABA β-PHE α-MBA
Pseudomonas sp. F-126
(Yonaha et al. 1976; Yonaha et al. 1977)
++ ++ +   
Moraxella lacunata WZ34
(Chen et al. 2008)
++     
Alcaligenes denitrificans Y2k-2
(Yun et al. 2004)
+ ++   - +
Caulobacter crescentus
(Hwang and Kim 2004)
++ ++   + ++
V. fluvialis JS17
(Shin and Kim 2002)
- + - - ++
Chromobacterium violaceum
(Kaulmann et al. 2007)
- + + - ++
Arthrobacer sp. KNK168
(Iwasaki et al. 2006)
-   -   ++
Alcaligenes eutrophus
(Banerjee et al. 2005)
-    ++  
Mesorhizobium LUK sp.
(Kim et al. 2007)
  ++   ++ +
Mesorhizobium loti MAFF303099
(Kwon et al. 2010)
    ++  
Variovorax paradoxus
(Banerjee et al. 2005)
    ++  
Variovorax sp. JH2
(Mano et al. 2006)
    ++  
Variovorax sp. BC114
(Brucher et al. 2010)
    ++  
Burkholderia sp. BS115
(Brucher et al. 2010)
    ++  
  1. (++) high activity, (+) low activity, (-) no activity, () no data available; abbreviations: β-ALA = β-alanine, β-ABA = β-amino-n-butyric acid, γ-ABA = γ-aminobutyric acid, β-PHE = β-phenylalanine, α-MBA = α-methylbenzylamine.