Accepted name: glucuronate isomerase
Reaction: D-glucuronate = D-fructuronate
Other name(s): uronic isomerase; uronate isomerase; D-glucuronate isomerase; uronic acid isomerase; D-glucuronate ketol-isomerase
Systematic name: D-glucuronate aldose-ketose-isomerase
Comments: Also converts D-galacturonate to D-tagaturonate.
1.  Ashwell, G., Wahba, A.J. and Hickman, J. Uronic acid metabolism in bacteria. I. Purification and properties of uronic acid isomerase in Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 1559–1565. [PMID: 13794771]
2.  Kilgore, W.W. and Starr, M.P. Catabolism of galacturonic and glucuronic acids by Erwinia carotovora. J. Biol. Chem. 234 (1959) 2227–2235. [PMID: 14409051]
[EC created 1961]