Define isomerases, Biology


These  enzymes (code  EC 5)  catalyze geometric  or  structural  changes  within  a molecule. According  to the  type of  isomerism,  they  may be  called  racemases, epimerases, cis-trans isomerases (5.2),  isomerases, tautomerases, mutases or cyclo- isomerases. EC 5.1  are racemases or epimerases, EC 5.1.1  indicates acting on amino acids and derivatives and so on.


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