IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: tartrate epimerase

Reaction: (R,R)-tartrate = meso-tartrate

Other name(s): tartaric racemase

Systematic name: tartrate epimerase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37318-33-5


1. Ranjan, S., Patnaik, K.K. and Laloraya, M.M. Enzymic conversion of meso-tartrate to dextro-tartrate in tamarind. Naturwissenschaften 48 (1961) 406 only.

[EC created 1972]

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