MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Instance reactions:
L-threonine = D-threonine (

L-serine → D-serine (

L-arginine ↔ D-arginine (

L-proline ↔ D-proline (

L-phenylalanine = (3S)-β-phenylalanine (

L-methionine = D-methionine (

L-lysine → (3R)-3-methyl-D-ornithine (

L-lysine → D-lysine (

L-aspartate = D-aspartate (

L-alanine ↔ D-alanine (

L-ornithine ↔ D-ornithine (

L-isoleucine = D-allo-isoleucine (

L-glutamate ↔ D-glutamate (

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: amino-acid racemase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: L-amino acid racemase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): 0.0Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Citations: [Soda69]

Unification Links: KEGG:R01265, Rhea:18317

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P17916


Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

Soda69: Soda K, Osumi T (1969). "Crystalline amino acid racemase with low substrate specificity." Biochem Biophys Res Commun 35(3);363-8. PMID: 5788493

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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