Lysolecithin acylmutase

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In enzymology, a lysolecithin acylmutase (EC 5.4.1.1) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

2-lysolecithin 3-lysolecithin

Hence, this enzyme has one substrate, 2-lysolecithin, and one product, 3-lysolecithin.

This enzyme belongs to the family of isomerases, specifically those intramolecular transferases transferring acyl groups. The systematic name of this enzyme class is lysolecithin 2,3-acylmutase. This enzyme is also called lysolecithin migratase.

References

  • IUBMB entry for 5.4.1.1
  • BRENDA references for 5.4.1.1 (Recommended.)
  • PubMed references for 5.4.1.1
  • PubMed Central references for 5.4.1.1
  • Google Scholar references for 5.4.1.1
  • Uziel M and Hanahan DJ (1957). "An enzyme-catalyzed acyl migration: a lysolecithin migratase". J. Biol. Chem. 226: 789&ndash, 798.

External links

The CAS registry number for this enzyme class is 9031-24-7.

Gene Ontology (GO) codes


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