EC 5.1.1.1 - Alanine racemase

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EC 5.1.1.1

Names

Accepted name:
alanine racemase
Other name:
L-alanine racemase
Systematic name:
alanine racemase

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00332
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008784
CAS Registry Number: 9024-06-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (369) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Marr, A.G. and Wilson, P.W.
    The alanine racemase of Brucella abortus.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 49: 424-433 (1954).
  2. Wood, W.A.
    Amino acid racemases.
    Methods Enzymol. 2: 212-217 (1955).
  3. Wood, W.A. and Gunsalus, I.C.
    D-Alanine formation: a racemase in Streptococcus faecalis.
    J. Biol. Chem. 190: 403-416 (1951).

[EC 5.1.1.1 created 1961]