KEGG   ENZYME: 5.1.2.4Help
Entry
EC 5.1.2.4                  Enzyme                                 

Name
acetoin racemase;
acetylmethylcarbinol racemase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on hydroxy acids and derivatives
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
acetoin racemase
Reaction(IUBMB)
(S)-acetoin = (R)-acetoin [RN:R02949]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(S)-acetoin [CPD:C01769]
Product
(R)-acetoin [CPD:C00810]
History
EC 5.1.2.4 created 1972
Pathway
Butanoate metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:13837186]
  Authors
TAYLOR MB, JUNI E.
  Title
Stereoisomeric specificities of 2,3-butanediol dehydrogenases.
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 39 (1960) 448-57.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37318-32-4

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