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Information on EC 5.1.1.21 - isoleucine 2-epimerase

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     5 Isomerases
         5.1 Racemases and epimerases
             5.1.1 Acting on amino acids and derivatives
                5.1.1.21 isoleucine 2-epimerase
IUBMB Comments
A pyridoxal phosphate protein. The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Lactobacillus buchneri, specifically catalyses racemization of nonpolar amino acids at the C-2 position.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
Synonyms
amino acid racemase, BCAA racemase, branched-chain amino-acid racemase, D-amino acid racemase, DAAR1, ILEP, isoleucine 2-epimerase, phenazine biosynthesis PhzC/PhzF family protein, PLP-dependent fold-type I isoleucine 2-epimerase, PLP-independent racemase, more
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LITERATURE
L-isoleucine = D-allo-isoleucine
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