D-glucuronyl C5-epimerase (IPR010598)

Short name: C5-epim

Family relationships



This entry consists of known or predicted D-glucuronyl C5-epimerases which share a common C-terminal region. Glucuronyl C5-epimerases catalyse the conversion of D-glucuronic acid (GlcUA) to L-iduronic acid (IdceA) units during the biosynthesis of glycosaminoglycans [PMID: 9346972].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006024 glycosaminoglycan biosynthetic process

Molecular Function

GO:0016857 racemase and epimerase activity, acting on carbohydrates and derivatives

Cellular Component

GO:0016021 integral component of membrane

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.