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isomerase

[ī′säm·ə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes isomerization reactions.
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An automated glucose isomerase reactor system with online flow injection analysers for monitoring of pH, glucose and fructose concentrations.
FKBP38 is a unique member of the FKBP family, in that it is membrane-anchored, and has peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase (PPIase) activity.
DCA is dehalogenated to glyoxylate by the cytosolic zeta-1 family isoform of glutathione transferase (GSTzl), which is identical to maleylacetoacetate isomerase (MAAI), the penultimate enzyme in the phenylalanine/tyrosine catabolic pathway [see Supplemental Material, Figure 2 (doi:10.
Targeting carcinogenesis: a role for the prolyl isomerase Pin1?
Substrate specificities of the peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase activities of cyclophilin and FK-506 binding protein: evidence for the existence of a family of distinct enzymes.
Phosphomannose isomerase deficiency: a carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome with hepatic-intestinal presentation.
Phosphomannomutase and phosphomannose isomerase activities, measured in leukocytes and fibroblasts according to the method described by Van Schaftingen and Jaeken (13), were within reference values.
Four proteins were identified as myosin light chain 1 slow-twitch (MLC1sa) isoform, troponin T, triosephosphate isomerase (TIP) and DJ-1 protein.
Prolyl 4-hydroxylases and their protein disulfide isomerase subunit.
difficile was presumptively identified on the basis of Gram stain and detection of L-proline aminopeptidase activity (Pro Disc, Remel, Lenexa, KS, USA) and confirmed by identification of the triose phosphate isomerase gene (9).
In cells, the oxidation of ascorbate to DHA is readily reversible owing to specific enzymatic systems, including DHA reductase, glutaredoxins, and protein disulfide isomerase, and depends on glutathione or other thiols as electron donors (Tsao 1997).