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Accepted name: UDP-glucuronate 5′-epimerase
Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucuronate = UDP-β-L-iduronate
For diagram of UDP-L-arabinose, UDP-galacturonate and UDP-xylose biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucuronate 5′-epimerase; UDP-glucuronic acid 5′-epimerase; C-5-uronosyl epimerase
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucuronate 5′-epimerase
Comments: Requires NAD+.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 37318-38-0
1.  Jacobson, B. and Davidson, E.A. Biosynthesis of uronic acids by skin enzymes. I. Uridine diphosphate-D-glucuronic acid-5-epimerase. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 638–642. [PMID: 14450717]
[EC created 1972]

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