Experts and Doctors on amino acid isomerases in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Summary

Locale: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Topic: amino acid isomerases

Top Publications

  1. Yoshimura T. [Structure and function of amino acid racemases]. Seikagaku. 2008;80:324-30 pubmed
  2. Yoshimura T, Goto M. D-amino acids in the brain: structure and function of pyridoxal phosphate-dependent amino acid racemases. FEBS J. 2008;275:3527-37 pubmed publisher
    ..We compared the eukaryotic serine racemase with bacterial alanine racemase, the best-studied enzyme among the PLP-dependent amino acid racemases, and thus suggested a putative reaction mechanism for mammalian D-serine synthesis. ..
  3. Kato S, Hemmi H, Yoshimura T. Lysine racemase from a lactic acid bacterium, Oenococcus oeni: structural basis of substrate specificity. J Biochem. 2012;152:505-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the two residues play an important role in lysine racemization. ..