IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-lysine 5,6-aminomutase

Reaction: D-lysine = 2,5-diaminohexanoate

Other name(s): D-α-lysine mutase; adenosylcobalamin-dependent D-lysine 5,6-aminomutase

Systematic name: D-2,6-diaminohexanoate 5,6-aminomutase

Comments: Requires a cobamide coenzyme.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9075-70-1


1. Morley, C.G.D. and Stadtman, T.C. Studies on the fermentation of D-α-lysine. Purification and properties of an adenosine triphosphate regulated B12-coenzyme-dependent D-α-lysine mutase complex from Clostridium sticklandii. Biochemistry 9 (1970) 4890-4900. [PMID: 5480154]

2. Stadtman, T.C. and Tasi, L. A cobamide coenzyme dependent migration of the ε-amino group of D-lysine. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 28 (1967) 920-926. [PMID: 4229021]

[EC created 1972, modified 2003]

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