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isomerase

 [i-som´er-ās]
a major class of enzymes comprising those that catalyze the process of isomerization, such as the interconversion of aldoses and ketoses.
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i·som·er·ase

(ī-som'ĕr-ās),
A class of enzymes catalyzing the conversion of a substance to an isomeric form, for example, glucosephosphate isomerase.
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isomerase

(ī-sŏm′ə-rās′)
n.
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the conversion of one isomer into another.
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i·som·er·ase

(ī-som'ĕr-ās)
A class of enzymes (EC class 5) catalyzing the conversion of a substance to an isomeric form.
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isomerase

a group of enzymes that converts organic compounds from D- to L-, or L- to D-forms.
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Paschke, "Identification of a 28 kDa lychee allergen as a triose-phosphate isomerase," Food and Agricultural Immunology, vol.
Twenty percent of stationary phase culture (22 hours after incubation) was inoculated into fresh induction medium (0.5% yeast extract, 1% peptone, 0.3% [K.sub.2]P[O.sub.4], 1% D-xylose, 0.1% MgS[O.sub.4]x7[H.sub.2]O, pH 7.0) for producing glucose isomerase. The bacterial culture was incubated at 37[degrees]C with rotation rate 120 rpm for 48 hours.
Lu, "The prolyl isomerase Pin1 restores the function of Alzheimer-associated phosphorylatedtau protein," Nature, vol.
Atkin, "Novel roles for protein disulphide isomerase in disease states: a double edged sword?" Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, vol.
Wang et al., "Molecular cloning, gene organization, and expression of mouse Mpi encoding phosphomannose isomerase," Glycobiology, vol.
Our previous studies also confirmed that sugar is a signal molecule that induces gene expression of key enzymes including chalcone isomerase (CHI), flavonols synthetase (FLS) and anthocyanidin synthase (ANS) involved in flavonoid biosynthesis in ginkgo.
The now completed acquisition includes approximately 5% further of the shares in Isomerase through a 550 000 GBP cash payment.
The report provides comprehensive information on the Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (Glycosylation-Inhibiting Factor or L-Dopachrome Isomerase or MIF or EC 5.3.2.1) , targeted therapeutics, complete with analysis by indications, stage of development, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
A new heat shock gene, ppiD, encodes a peptidyl-prolyl isomerase required for folding of outer membrane proteins in Escherichia coli.
Fermentation of D-xylose by yeasts using glucose isomerase in the medium to convert D-xylose to D-xylulose, Biotechnology Letters, 2: 273-278.
It works by blocking a potentially dangerous enzyme called protein disulfide isomerase (PDI) that is rapidly excreted from both endothelial cells and platelets when a clot forms in an artery or vein.
This review paper discusses the exciting scientific and technical advances in molecular biology for the genetic improvement in thermotogales the hyperthermophiles with respect to xylose isomerase to meet the industrial demands.