IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: methionine racemase

Reaction: L-methionine = D-methionine

Systematic name: methionine racemase

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9024-07-1


1. Kallio, R.E. and Larson, A.D. Methionine degradation by a species of Pseudomonas, in McElroy, W.D. and Glass, H.B. (Eds.), A Symposium on Amino Acid Metabolism, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1955, pp. 616-634.

[EC created 1961]

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