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Entry
EC 5.1.3.16                 Enzyme                                 

Name
UDP-glucosamine 4-epimerase
Class
Isomerases;
Racemases and epimerases;
Acting on carbohydrates and derivatives
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-alpha-D-glucosamine 4-epimerase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-alpha-D-glucosamine = UDP-alpha-D-galactosamine [RN:R03881]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UDP-alpha-D-glucosamine [CPD:C02200]
Product
UDP-alpha-D-galactosamine [CPD:C02467]
History
EC 5.1.3.16 created 1984
Reference
1  [PMID:13628700]
  Authors
MALEY F, MALEY GF.
  Title
The enzymic conversion of glucosamine to galactosamine.
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 31 (1959) 577-8.
Reference
2  [PMID:14039274]
  Authors
SILBERT JE, BROWN DH.
  Title
Enzymic synthesis of uridine diphosphate glucosamine and heparin from [14C]glucosamine by a mouse mast-cell tumor.
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 54 (1961) 590-2.
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