EC 5.1.2.6 - Isocitrate epimerase

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EC 5.1.2.6

Names

Accepted name:
isocitrate epimerase
Systematic name:
(1R,2S)-1-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate 1-epimerase

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Comments:

(1R,2S)-1-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate is the commonly occurring isomer of isocitrate.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047755

References

  1. Hoshiko, S., Kunimoto, Y., Arima, K. and Beppu, T.
    Mechanism of L-alloisocitric acid fermentation: isocitrate epimerase activity in the cell-free-extract of Penicillium purpurogenum.
    Agric. Biol. Chem. 46: 143-151 (1982).

[EC 5.1.2.6 created 1984]