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Entry
EC 5.1.2.6                  Enzyme                                 

Name
isocitrate epimerase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on hydroxy acids and derivatives
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(1R,2S)-1-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate 1-epimerase
Reaction(IUBMB)
(1R,2S)-1-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate = (1S,2S)-1-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate [RN:R02318]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(1R,2S)-1-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate [CPD:C00451]
Product
(1S,2S)-1-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate [CPD:C04617]
Comment
(1R,2S)-1-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate is the commonly occurring isomer of isocitrate.
History
EC 5.1.2.6 created 1984
Reference
1
  Authors
Hoshiko, S., Kunimoto, Y., Arima, K. and Beppu, T.
  Title
Mechanism of L-alloisocitric acid fermentation: isocitrate epimerase activity in the cell-free-extract of Penicillium purpurogenum.
  Journal
Agric. Biol. Chem. 46 (1982) 143-151.
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CAS: 
81210-68-6

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