epimerase
noun Date: 1960 any of various isomerases that catalyze the inversion of asymmetric groups in a substrate with several centers of asymmetry

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  • epimerase — noun Any enzyme that catalyzes the stereochemical inversion of the configuration about an asymmetric carbon atom in a substrate having more than one center of asymmetry …   Wiktionary

  • epimerase — A class of enzymes catalyzing epimeric changes. * * * epim·er·ase (ə pimґə rās) a term used in the names of some enzymes of the subclass racemases and epimerases [EC 5.1] to denote those that catalyze inversion of the configuration …   Medical dictionary

  • Epimerase — E|pi|me|ra|se [↑ Epimer u. ↑ ase], die; , n: Epimerisierung bewirkendes Enzym (↑ Isomerase) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Épimérase et racémase — Les épimérases et les racémases sont des enzymes de type isomérase qui catalysent une inversion de stéréochimie dans les biomolécules[1]. Les racémases catalysent l inversion stéréochimique autour d un atome de carbone asymétrique dans une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Epimerase and racemase — Epimerases and racemases are isomerase enzymes that catalyze the inversion of stereochemistry in biological molecules. [cite journal | author = Tanner, ME. | title = Understanding nature s strategies for enzyme catalyzed racemization and… …   Wikipedia

  • UDP-glucose 4-epimerase — In enzymology, an UDP glucose 4 epimerase (EC number|5.1.3.2) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:UDP glucose ightleftharpoons UDP galactoseHence, this enzyme has one substrate, UDP glucose, and one product, UDP galactose.This… …   Wikipedia

  • Ribulose-phosphate 3-epimerase — In enzymology, a ribulose phosphate 3 epimerase (EC number|5.1.3.1) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:D ribulose 5 phosphate ightleftharpoons D xylulose 5 phosphateHence, this enzyme has one substrate, D ribulose 5 phosphate, and… …   Wikipedia

  • CDP-paratose 2-epimerase — In enzymology, a CDP paratose 2 epimerase (EC number|5.1.3.10) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:CDP 3,6 dideoxy D glucose ightleftharpoons CDP 3,6 dideoxy D mannoseHence, this enzyme has one substrate, CDP 3,6 dideoxy D glucose,… …   Wikipedia

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