IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Reaction: GDP-α-D-mannose = GDP-β-L-galactose

Other name(s): GDP-D-mannose:GDP-L-galactose epimerase; guanosine 5′-diphosphate D-mannose:guanosine 5′-diphosphate L-galactose epimerase; GDP-mannose 3,5-epimerase

Systematic name: GDP-α-D-mannose 3,5-epimerase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 72162-82-4


1. Barber, G.A. and Hebda, P.A. GDP-D-mannose: GDP-L-galactose epimerase from Chlorella pyrenoidosa. Methods Enzymol. 83 (1982) 522-525. [PMID: 7098948]

2. Hebda, P.A., Behrman, E.J. and Barber, G.A. The guanosine 5'-diphosphate D-mannose: guanosine 5'-diphosphate L-galactose epimerase of Chlorella pyrenoidosa. Chemical synthesis of guanosine 5'-diphosphate L-galactose and further studies of the enzyme and the reaction it catalyzes. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 194 (1979) 496-502. [PMID: 443816]

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