EC - Diaminopimelate epimerase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
diaminopimelate epimerase
Systematic name:
LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate 2-epimerase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC01029
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008837
CAS Registry Number: 9024-22-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (422) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Antia, M., Hoare, D.S. and Work, W.
    The stereoisomers of αε-diaminopimelic acid. 3. Properties and distribution of diaminopimelic acid racemase, an enzyme causing interconversion of the LL and meso isomers.
    Biochem. J. 65: 448-459 (1957).

[EC created 1961]