EC - D-lysine 5,6-aminomutase

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Accepted name:
D-lysine 5,6-aminomutase
Other names:
D-α-lysine mutase
adenosylcobalamin-dependent D-lysine 5,6-aminomutase
Systematic name:
D-2,6-diaminohexanoate 5,6-aminomutase




Requires a cobamide coenzyme.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047826
CAS Registry Number: 9075-70-1


  1. Morley, C.G.D. and Stadtman, T.C.
    Studies on the fermentation of D-α-lysine. Purification and properties of an adenosine triphosphate regulated B12-coenzyme-dependent D-α-lysine mutase complex from Clostridium sticklandii.
    Biochemistry 9 : 4890-4900 (1970). [PMID: 5480154]
  2. Stadtman, T.C. and Tasi, L.
    A cobamide coenzyme dependent migration of the ε-amino group of D-lysine.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 28 : 920-926 (1967). [PMID: 4229021]
  3. Chang, C.H. and Frey, P.A.
    Cloning, sequencing, heterologous expression, purification, and characterization of adenosylcobalamin-dependent D-lysine 5, 6-aminomutase from Clostridium sticklandii.
    J. Biol. Chem. 275 : 106-114 (2000). [PMID: 10617592]

[EC created 1972, modified 2003]