EC 5.1.3.8 - N-acylglucosamine 2-epimerase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 5.1.3.8

Names

Accepted name:
N-acylglucosamine 2-epimerase
Other names:
N-acetylglucosamine 2-epimerase
acylglucosamine 2-epimerase
Systematic name:
N-acyl-D-glucosamine 2-epimerase

Reaction

Comments:

Requires catalytic amounts of ATP.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050121
CAS Registry Number: 37318-34-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Ghosh, S. and Roseman, S.
    The sialic acids. V. N-Acyl-D-glucosamine 2-epimerase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 240: 1531-1536 (1965).

[EC 5.1.3.8 created 1972]