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Epimerase

Epimerase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses the reversible conversion of an epimer into its counterpart form.


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E.coli Genotype

... I am a little confused about the combination of araD139 and Δ(ara-leu) in the genotype. araD139 means, that a mutation in L-ribulose-phosphate 4-epimerase blocks arabinose metabolism and Δ(ara-leu) means, that the ability to built arabinose (and leucine) is deleted. Can somebody help me and tell ...

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by Kiki11
Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:25 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: E.coli Genotype
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Enzyme Question

... 3-phosphate dehydrogenase, triose phosphate isomerase, aldolase, fructose bisphosphatase, Sedoheptulose Bisphosphatase, Transketolase, Epimerase, Ribose Phosphate Isomerase and Phosphoribulokinase. Please note that many of these enzymes are not unique to the Calvin cycle, but function ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Apr 20, 2009 2:05 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Enzyme Question
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Views: 3510

Metabolism of Galactose

... galactokinase to produce Galactose-P. Gal-P is converted to Gal-UDP by the addition of a uridine diphosphate. Gal-UDP is converted by UDPglucose 4-epimerase to UDP-Glucose. UDP-Glucose is converted by UDP glucose--hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase to Glucose-1-P. Glu-1-P is converted by phosphoglucomutase ...

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by Jelanen
Tue May 10, 2005 2:59 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Metabolism of Galactose
Replies: 2
Views: 2018


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