MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

[Clostridium] sticklandii : ornithine racemase Inferred from experiment : orr

In Pathway: L-ornithine degradation II (Stickland reaction)

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Direct generic reaction:
an L-amino acid = a D-amino acid (

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: ornithine racemase

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

Citations: [Chen00c]

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: KEGG:R00672 , Rhea:11584

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC: , ENZYME:EC: , IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


Chen00c: Chen HP, Lin CF, Lee YJ, Tsay SS, Wu SH (2000). "Purification and properties of ornithine racemase from Clostridium sticklandii." J Bacteriol 182(7);2052-4. PMID: 10715017

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

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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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