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EC 5.1.3.38     
Accepted name: D-erythrulose 1-phosphate 3-epimerase
Reaction: D-erythrulose 1-phosphate = L-erythrulose 1-phosphate
Other name(s): eryC (gene name)
Systematic name: D-erythrulose-1-phosphate 3-epimerase
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the pathogenic bacterium Brucella abortus, which causes brucellosis in livestock, participates in erythritol catabolism.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Barbier, T., Collard, F., Zuniga-Ripa, A., Moriyon, I., Godard, T., Becker, J., Wittmann, C., Van Schaftingen, E. and Letesson, J.J. Erythritol feeds the pentose phosphate pathway via three new isomerases leading to D-erythrose-4-phosphate in Brucella. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111 (2014) 17815–17820. [PMID: 25453104]
[EC 5.1.3.38 created 2016]
 
 


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