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Racemase

racemase

(Science: enzyme) enzymes that catalyze inversion of the configuration around an asymmetric carbon in a substrate having one (racemase) or more (epimerase) centre(s) of asymmetry. For example; hydroxyproline, ribulose phosphate).

registry number: EC 5.1


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... biosynthetic clusters are integrated C- and N-methyltransferases, an integrated aminotransferase, and an associated O-methyltransferase and a racemase acting on acidic amino acids. PMID: 11033079 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11033079&dopt=Citation

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