IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: chondroitin-glucuronate 5-epimerase

Reaction: chondroitin D-glucuronate = dermatan L-iduronate

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Other name(s): polyglucuronate 5-epimerase; dermatan-sulfate 5-epimerase; urunosyl C-5 epimerase; chondroitin D-glucuronosyl 5-epimerase

Systematic name: chondroitin-D-glucuronate 5-epimerase

Comments: Not identical with EC heparosan-N-sulfate-glucuronate 5-epimerase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 70766-66-4


1. Malmström, A. and Åberg, L. Biosynthesis of dermatan sulphate. Assay and properties of the uronosyl C-5 epimerase. Biochem. J. 201 (1982) 489-493. [PMID: 7092807]

[EC created 1986]

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