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Entry
EC 5.1.1.2                  Enzyme                                 

Name
methionine racemase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on amino acids and derivatives
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
methionine racemase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-methionine = D-methionine [RN:R00655]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-methionine [CPD:C00073]
Product
D-methionine [CPD:C00855]
Comment
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
History
EC 5.1.1.2 created 1961
Reference
1
  Authors
Kallio, R.E. and Larson, A.D.
  Title
Methionine degradation by a species of Pseudomonas.
  Journal
In: McElroy, W.D. and Glass, H.B. (Eds.), A Symposium on Amino Acid Metabolism, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1955, p. 616-634.
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CAS: 
9024-07-1

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