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Information on EC 5.1.1.15 - 2-aminohexano-6-lactam racemase

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     5 Isomerases
         5.1 Racemases and epimerases
             5.1.1 Acting on amino acids and derivatives
                5.1.1.15 2-aminohexano-6-lactam racemase
IUBMB Comments
Contains pyridoxal 5'-phosphate. Also racemises 2-aminopentano-5-lactam (alpha-amino-delta-valerolactam) and 2-amino-4-thiahexano-6-lactam (where S replaces CH2 of C-4). It does not catalyse the racemisation of alpha-amino acids but has some transaminase activity with them.
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  • 5.1.1.15
  • cyclosporine
  • peptidyl-prolyl
  • cis-trans
  • cypd
  • ppiase
  • prolyl
  • isomerases
  • peptidyl
  • immunophilins
  • non-immunosuppressive
  • calcium-modulating
  • calcineurin
  • ptp
  • anti-hcv
  • synthesis
  • sanglifehrins
  • fkbp52
  • alisporivir
  • csa-binding
  • cyclophilin-like
  • tetratricopeptide
  • fk506-binding
  • rotamase
  • c-associated
  • d-dependent
The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
acl racemase, alpha-amino-epsilon-caprolactam racemase, aminocaprolactam racemase, more
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LITERATURE
(S)-2-aminohexano-6-lactam = (R)-2-aminohexano-6-lactam
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