epimerase

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epimerase

 [ĕ-pim´er-āse]
an isomerase enzyme that catalyzes a change in asymmetric groups in substrates (epimers) that have more than one center of asymmetry.

e·pim·er·ase

(ĕpim'ĕr-ās),
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.

e·pim·er·ase

(ep'i-mĕr-ās)
[EC 5.1] A class of enzymes catalyzing epimeric changes.

epimerase

an isomerase that catalyzes the inversion of asymmetric groups in substrates (epimers) having more than one center of asymmetry.