aldose 1-epimerasemedical dictionary


<cell biology> An enzyme catalyzing the reversible interconversion of alpha-and beta-aldoses (e.g., alpha-and beta-d-glucose); also acts on l-arabinose, d-xylose, d-galactose, maltose, and lactose.

Synonyms: aldose mutarotase, mutarotase.

(05 Mar 2000)

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