IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: acetoin racemase

Reaction: (S)-acetoin = (R)-acetoin

Other name(s): acetylmethylcarbinol racemase

Systematic name: acetoin racemase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37318-32-4


1. Taylor, M.B. and Juni, E. Stereoisomeric specificities of 2,3-butanediol dehydrogenases. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 39 (1960) 448-457.

[EC created 1972]

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