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d-Amino Acid-Metabolizing Enzyme

  • Tohru YoshimuraEmail author


To understand the roles of d-amino acids, information about their metabolizing enzymes is indispensable. This section provides an overview of important enzymes related to the synthesis and degradation of d-amino acids.


d-Amino acid oxidase d-Amino acid aminotransferase d-Asparate oxidase Serine racemase d-Serine dehydratase 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied Molecular Biosciences, Graduate School of Bioagricultural SciencesNagoya UniversityChikusa-Ku, NagoyaJapan

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