EC - DTDP-4-dehydrorhamnose 3,5-epimerase

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Accepted name:
dTDP-4-dehydrorhamnose 3,5-epimerase
Other names:
TDP-4-ketorhamnose 3,5-epimerase
dTDP-L-rhamnose synthetase
thymidine diphospho-4-ketorhamnose 3,5-epimerase
dTDP-4-keto-6-deoxyglucose 3,5-epimerase
dTDP-4-dehydro-6-deoxy-D-glucose 3,5-epimerase
Systematic name:
dTDP-4-dehydro-6-deoxy-α-D-glucose 3,5-epimerase



The enzyme occurs in a complex with EC dTDP-4-dehydrorhamnose reductase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008830
CAS Registry Number: 37318-39-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (13) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Gaugler, R.W. and Gabriel, O.
    Biological mechanisms involved in the formation of deoxy sugars. VII. Biosynthesis of 6-deoxy-L-talose.
    J. Biol. Chem. 248: 6041-6049 (1973). [PMID: 4199258]
  2. Melo, A. and Glaser, L.
    The mechanism of 6-deoxyhexose synthesis. II. Conversion of deoxythymidine diphosphate 4-keto-6-deoxy-D-glucose to deoxythymidine diphosphate L-rhamnose.
    J. Biol. Chem. 243: 1475-1478 (1968). [PMID: 4384782]

[EC created 1972]