epimerase(redirected from Epimerase and racemase)
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A class of enzymes catalyzing epimeric changes.
epimerase/epim·er·ase/ (ĕ-pim´ĕ-rās″) an isomerase that catalyzes inversion of the configuration about an asymmetric carbon atom in a substrate having more than one center of asymmetry; thus epimers are interconverted.
[EC 5.1] A class of enzymes catalyzing epimeric changes.
an isomerase that catalyzes the inversion of asymmetric groups in substrates (epimers) having more than one center of asymmetry.