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Entry
EC 5.1.1.9                  Enzyme                                 

Name
arginine racemase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on amino acids and derivatives
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Sysname
arginine racemase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-arginine = D-arginine [RN:R00567]
Reaction(KEGG)
R00567;
(other) R00460 R00672
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Substrate
L-arginine [CPD:C00062]
Product
D-arginine [CPD:C00792]
Comment
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.
History
EC 5.1.1.9 created 1972
Pathway
Lysine degradation
D-Arginine and D-ornithine metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1  [PMID:5779761]
  Authors
Yorifuji T, Ogata K, Soda K.
  Title
Crystalline arginine racemase.
  Journal
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 34 (1969) 760-4.
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CAS: 
37290-94-1

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