R Contestabile

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint l-Threonine aldolase, serine hydroxymethyltransferase and fungal alanine racemase. A subgroup of strictly related enzymes specialized for different functions
    R Contestabile
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche A Rossi Fanelli and Centro di Biologia Molecolare del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Universita degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Eur J Biochem 268:6508-25. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Role of tyrosine 65 in the mechanism of serine hydroxymethyltransferase
    R Contestabile
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche A Rossi Fanelli and Centro di Biologia Molecolare del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Biochemistry 39:7492-500. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint l-Threonine aldolase, serine hydroxymethyltransferase and fungal alanine racemase. A subgroup of strictly related enzymes specialized for different functions
    R Contestabile
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche A Rossi Fanelli and Centro di Biologia Molecolare del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Universita degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Eur J Biochem 268:6508-25. 2001
    ..coli and alanine racemase from Cochliobolus carbonum, and their comparison with the SHMT crystal structure, indicated how the tetrahydrofolate binding site might have evolved and offered a starting point for further investigations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Role of tyrosine 65 in the mechanism of serine hydroxymethyltransferase
    R Contestabile
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche A Rossi Fanelli and Centro di Biologia Molecolare del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Biochemistry 39:7492-500. 2000
    ..These data are consistent with a role for the Tyr65 hydroxyl group in the conversion of a closed active site to an open structure...