IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: amino-acid racemase

Reaction: An L-amino acid = a D-amino acid

Other name(s): L-amino acid racemase

Systematic name: amino-acid racemase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9068-61-5


1. Soda, K. and Osumi, T. Crystalline amino acid racemase with low substrate specificity. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 35 (1969) 363-368. [PMID: 5788493]

[EC created 1972]

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