EC - Methylaspartate mutase

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Accepted name:
methylaspartate mutase
Other names:
b-methylaspartate-glutamate mutase
glutamate isomerase
glutamate mutase
glutamic acid isomerase
glutamic acid mutase
glutamic isomerase
glutamic mutase
methylaspartic acid mutase
Systematic name:
L-threo-3-methylaspartate carboxy-aminomethylmutase




Requires a cobamide coenzyme.

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:0050097
CAS Registry Number: 9032-97-7
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (23) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Barker, H.A., Rooze, V., Suzuki, F. and Iodice, A.A.
    The glutamate mutase system. Assays and properties.
    J. Biol. Chem. 239: 3260-3266 (1964).
  2. Weissbach, H., Toohey, J. and Barker, H.A.
    Isolation and properties of B12 coenzymes containing benzimidazole or dimethylbenzimidazole.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 45: 521-528 (1959).

[EC created 1961]