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B6db activities: 5.1.1.9

5.1.1.9
Description Arginine racemase.
Catalyzed reaction L-arginine = D-arginine.
Cofactor Pyridoxal-phosphate.
This activity has been described only in Pseudomonas species, and is part of one of the several pathways for arginine degradation in this microorganism.
Organisms -Eubacteria
 
 
Links Enzyme (activities) 5.1.1.9
BRENDA (activities) 5.1.1.9
KEGG (pathways) 5.1.1.9
PLPMDB (PLP mutants) 5.1.1.9
 
References
 Jann, A.; Matsumoto, H.; Haas, D. (1988) The fourth arginine catabolic pathway of Pseudomonas aeruginosa J Gen Microbiol 134 1043-53.

 Yorifuji, T.; Ogata, K. (1971) Arginine racemase of Pseudomonas graveolens. I. Purification, crystallization, and properties J Biol Chem 246 5085-92.

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