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Entry
EC 5.1.2.5                  Enzyme                                 

Name
tartrate epimerase;
tartaric racemase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on hydroxy acids and derivatives
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
tartrate epimerase
Reaction(IUBMB)
(R,R)-tartrate = meso-tartrate [RN:R02546]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(R,R)-tartrate [CPD:C00898]
Product
meso-tartrate [CPD:C00552]
History
EC 5.1.2.5 created 1972
Pathway
Glyoxylate and dicarboxylate metabolism
Reference
1
  Authors
Ranjan, S., Patnaik, K.K. and Laloraya, M.M.
  Title
Enzymic conversion of meso-tartrate to dextro-tartrate in tamarind.
  Journal
Naturwissenschaften 48 (1961) 406.
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CAS: 
37318-33-5

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