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Author Mamaeva, D. V. ♦ Morozova, E. A. ♦ Nikulin, A. D. ♦ Revtovich, S. V. ♦ Nikonov, S. V. ♦ Garber, M. B. ♦ Demidkina, T. V.
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher Wiley
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences ♦ Crystallography ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Physiology & related subjects ♦ Biochemistry ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Microorganisms, fungi & algae ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human physiology ♦ Pharmacology and therapeutics ♦ Diseases ♦ Manufacture for specific uses ♦ Precision instruments & other devices
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Bacteria ♦ Organisms ♦ Enzymes and Coenzymes ♦ Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins ♦ Chemicals and Drugs ♦ Investigative Techniques ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Chemical Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences
Subject Keyword Discipline Crystallography ♦ Discipline Biophysics ♦ Discipline Molecular Biology ♦ Discipline Biochemistry ♦ Carbon-sulfur Lyases ♦ Chemistry ♦ Citrobacter Freundii ♦ Enzymology ♦ Bacterial Proteins ♦ Binding Sites ♦ Crystallography, X-ray ♦ Molecular Structure ♦ Protein Structure, Secondary ♦ Journal Article ♦ Research Support, N.i.h., Extramural ♦ Research Support, Non-u.s. Gov't
Abstract L-Methionine gamma-lyase (MGL) is a pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP) dependent enzyme that catalyzes gamma-elimination of L-methionine. The crystal structure of MGL from Citrobacter freundii has been determined at 1.9 A resolution. The spatial fold of the protein is similar to those of MGLs from Pseudomonas putida and Trichomonas vaginalis. The comparison of these structures revealed that there are differences in PLP-binding residues and positioning of the surrounding flexible loops.
Description Country affiliation: RUSSIA
Author Affiliation: Mamaeva DV ( Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilov str. 32, 119991 Moscow, Russia.)
ISSN 2053230X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-06-01
Publisher Place Great Britain (UK)
e-ISSN 17443091
Journal Acta Crystallographica Section F Structural Biology and Crystallization Communications
Volume Number 61
Issue Number Pt 6


Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus