|PROSITE documentation PDOC01029
Diaminopimelate epimerase signature
Diaminopimelate epimerase (EC 184.108.40.206) catalyzes the isomeriazation of L,L- to
D,L-meso-diaminopimelate in the biosynthetic pathway leading from aspartate to
This enzyme is a protein of about 30 Kd. Two conserved cysteines seem  to
function as the acid and base in the catalytic mechanism. As a signature
pattern, we selected the region surrounding the first of these two active site
April 2006 / Pattern revised.
PROSITE method (with tools and information) covered by this documentation:
|DAP_EPIMERASE, PS01326; Diaminopimelate epimerase signature (PATTERN)
C is an active site residue
|Sequences in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot known to belong to this class detected by PS01326:
||421 true positives.
|Other sequence(s) in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot detected by PS01326:
|Matching PDB structures:
1BWZ 1GQZ 2GKE 2GKJ ... [ALL]
||Cirilli M., Zheng R., Scapin G., Blanchard J.S.
||Structural symmetry: the three-dimensional structure of Haemophilus influenzae diaminopimelate epimerase.
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