metalloenzymes

metalloenzymes

[mə‚tal·ō ′en‚zīmz]
(biochemistry)
Metalloproteins that catalyze important cellular reactions.
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The BLACKSMITH platform is a discovery tool used for uncovering a wide array of therapeutics that target metalloenzymes.
Phosphorous and magnesium are nutritionally important minerals and the deficiency of such elements usually proves fatal unless intervened properly and manganese acts as an activator of enzyme and as a component of metalloenzymes (PRASHANTH et al.
Minerals involve in the defense system against free radicals that damage the biological system through the formation of the metalloenzymes which include glutathione peroxidase, catalase and superoxide dismutase (McDowell, 2002).
2007), and copper serves as a cofactor as well as structural constituent of several metalloenzymes (Stern2010); and is considered to be important in the development of bone, connective tissue and nerve coverings in humans (Fraga2005).
Minor elements act a vital role for antioxidant enzyme functions and stabilizations by joining their structures as metalloenzymes.
Objective: In the past decade, artificial metalloenzymes (AMs) have emerged as an attractive alternative to the more traditional enzymes and homogeneous catalysts.
Sustaining Life on Planet Earth: Metalloenzymes Mastering Dioxygen and Other Chewy Gases.
Copper is important for collagen synthesis, antioxidant activity, iron transport and can cause anaemia, leukopenia and pancytopenia also acts as a cofactor for oxidative metalloenzymes.
12-15) Zinc also plays an important role in the function of RNA enzyme and DNA polymerases, and to over three hundred metalloenzymes.
Synthesis of zinc, copper, nickel, cobalt, and iron complexes using Tris (pyrazolyl) methane sulfonate ligands: a structural model for N, N, O binding in metalloenzymes.
Other proteins and topics covered include radical S-adenosyl-1-methionine (SAM) enzymes, density functional theory (DFT) modeling of active sites, methane monooxygenase catalysis, electrochemistry at metalloenzymes, iron uptake in ferritin, multistep electron flow, and ligand binding models.
Metalloenzymes Promoting Reduction Reactions in Nature Kazuyuki TATSUMI, M.