Gene Symbol: rhaM
Description: L-rhamnose mutarotase
Alias: ECK3894, JW3872, yiiL
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Ryu K, Kim C, Kim I, Yoo S, Choi B, Park C. NMR application probes a novel and ubiquitous family of enzymes that alter monosaccharide configuration. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:25544-8 pubmed
    ..we deciphered the functions of the previously uncharacterized products of three bacterial genes, rbsD, fucU, and yiiL, which are part of the ribose, fucose, and rhamnose operons of Escherichia coli, respectively...
  2. Ryu K, Kim J, Cho S, Park D, Park C, Cheong H, et al. Structural insights into the monosaccharide specificity of Escherichia coli rhamnose mutarotase. J Mol Biol. 2005;349:153-62 pubmed
    The crystal structure of Escherichia coli rhamnose mutarotase (YiiL) is completely different from the previously reported structures of the Lactococcus lactis galactose mutarotase and the Bacillus subtilis RbsD (pyranase)...