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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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Synonyms
ACL racemase, ACLR, alpha-Amino-delta-valerolactam racemase, alpha-Amino-epsilon-caprolactam racemase, Aminocaprolactam racemase, moe, More, Racemase, alpha-amino-epsilon-caprolactam, Racemase, alpha-amino-epsilon-caprolactam (Achromobacter obae reduced), SMc02413, more
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(S)-2-aminohexano-6-lactam = (R)-2-aminohexano-6-lactam
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