IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: lysine 2,3-aminomutase

Reaction: L-lysine = (3S)-3,6-diaminohexanoate

For diagram of reaction click here.

Systematic name: L-lysine 2,3-aminomutase

Comments: Activity is stimulated by S-adenosyl-L-methionine and pyridoxal phosphate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9075-20-1


1. Aberhart, D.J., Lim, H.-J. and Weiller, B.H. Stereochemistry of lysine 2,3-aminomutase. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 103 (1981) 6750-6752.

2. Zappia, V. and Barker, H.A. Studies on lysine-2,3-aminomutase. Subunit structure and sulfhydryl groups. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 207 (1970) 505-513. [PMID: 5452674]

[EC created 1972]

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