Branched chain amino acid transaminase 2, mitochondrial is an alias for the gene, Branched chain amino-acid transaminase 2, mitochondrial, in humans. Other names include: Branched-chain-amino-acid aminotransferase, mitochondrial; BCAT(m); Placental protein 18; PP18; BCAM; BCATM; BCT2. The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 392 and a mass of 44.3 kDa. Branched chain amino acid transaminase 2, mitochondrial is a member of the Class-IV pyridoxal-phosphate-dependent aminotransferase family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Zebrafish, Frog.