, a 2-aminohexano-6-lactam racemase
is an enzyme
the chemical reaction
- L-2-aminohexano-6-lactam D-2-aminohexano-6-lactam
Hence, this enzyme has one substrate, L-2-aminohexano-6-lactam, and one product, D-2-aminohexano-6-lactam.
This enzyme belongs to the family of isomerases, specifically those racemases and epimerases acting on amino acids and derivatives. The systematic name of this enzyme class is 2-aminohexano-6-lactam racemase. This enzyme is also called alpha-amino-epsilon-caprolactam racemase.
- Ahmed SA, Esaki N, Tanaka H, Soda K "L-alpha-Amino-beta-thio-epsilon-caprolactam, a new sulfur-containing substrate for alpha-amino-epsilon-caprolactam racemase". FEBS Lett. 174 76–79.
- Ahmed SA, Esaki N, Tanaka H, Soda K "Mechanism of alpha-amino-epsilon-caprolactam racemase reaction". Biochemistry. 25 385–8.
- The CAS registry number for this enzyme class is .
Gene Ontology (GO) codes