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.
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e·pim·er·ase

(ĕpim'ĕr-ās),
A class of enzymes catalyzing epimeric changes.
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e·pim·er·ase

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