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Entry
EC 5.1.1.5                  Enzyme                                 

Name
lysine racemase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on amino acids and derivatives
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
lysine racemase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-lysine = D-lysine [RN:R00460]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-lysine [CPD:C00047]
Product
D-lysine [CPD:C00739]
Comment
The enzyme is involved in a lysine catabolic pathway.
History
EC 5.1.1.5 created 1961
Pathway
Lysine degradation
Orthology
K20707  
lysine racemase
Genes
OOE: 
Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:13598707]
  Authors
HUANG HT, DAVISSON JW
  Title
Distribution of lysine racemase in bacteria.
  Journal
J. Bacteriol. 76 (1958) 495-8.
Reference
2
  Authors
Huang, H.T.
  Title
dl-Lysine production by lysine racemase.
  Journal
Chem. Abstr. 54 (1960) 20073.
Reference
3  [PMID:19502445]
  Authors
Chen IC, Lin WD, Hsu SK, Thiruvengadam V, Hsu WH
  Title
Isolation and characterization of a novel lysine racemase from a soil metagenomic library.
  Journal
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75 (2009) 5161-6.
Reference
4  [PMID:23035128]
  Authors
Kato S, Hemmi H, Yoshimura T
  Title
Lysine racemase from a lactic acid bacterium, Oenococcus oeni: structural basis of substrate specificity.
  Journal
J. Biochem. 152 (2012) 505-8.
  Sequence
[ooe:OEOE_0162]
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9024-10-6

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