metalloenzymes

metalloenzymes

[mə‚tal·ō ′en‚zīmz]
(biochemistry)
Metalloproteins that catalyze important cellular reactions.
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With these methods, we will enable the determination of structure-activity relationships in integral membrane metalloenzymes and transporters, by combining the calculation of global structure and dynamics with measurement of the electronic features of metal ions.
Cu plays essential roles as metalloenzymes and as a cofactor of large number of enzymes and is also used for biological electron transport [5, 7].
Trace metals and metalloenzymes in placenta after oral administration of lead acetate.
MMPs are a family of more than 20 metalloenzymes that cleave several ECM components, including interstitial collagen, basement membranes, fibronectin, laminin, and proteoglycans, thereby releasing fragments with specific biological activities.
SOD enzymes are a family of metalloenzymes, found in virtually every oxygenbased organism, and their major function is to catalyze the dismutation of [O.
Arene hydroxylases: metalloenzymes catalyzing dioxygenation of aromatic compounds.
These poisons are a mixture of metalloenzymes, and inactivation occurs with displacement or removal of the critical metal cation.
Internally, our various systems, from white blood cells to liver metalloenzymes help to fight off everything from viruses and bacteria to various toxins taken in via drink and food.
Being one of these essential elements, zinc is present in nucleic acids, gene regulating proteins and more than 200 metalloenzymes.
4), and clearly demonstrates the ability of metalloenzymes to chelate the required metal ions.
The study indicates the presence of actinide based archaea with an alternate actinide based enzymes or metalloenzymes in the system as indicated by rutile induced increase in enzyme activities [11].
Other topics covered include oxidation of olefins and alkanes, asymmetric synthesis, and the catalytic behavior of particular metalloenzymes.