Gene Symbol: MM_RS10820
Description: acetyl-CoA synthase subunit beta
Alias: MM_2087
Species: Methanosarcina mazei Go1

Top Publications

  1. Maupin Furlow J, Ferry J. Characterization of the cdhD and cdhE genes encoding subunits of the corrinoid/iron-sulfur enzyme of the CO dehydrogenase complex from Methanosarcina thermophila. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:340-6 pubmed
    ..The purified CdhE protein exhibited an Fe-S center and base-off cobalamin binding in which the benzimidazole base nitrogen atom was no longer a lower axial ligand to the cobalt atom...
  2. Balbo P, Oliveira M. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray data of the alpha2epsilon2 subcomponent of the acetyl-CoA decarbonylase/synthase multienzyme complex from Methanosarcina thermophila. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2003;59:721-3 pubmed
    ..The crystals were mounted in a capillary and diffracted to 4.0 A resolution at room temperature. Different flash-cooling approaches were attempted, all of which resulted in poor diffraction. ..
  3. Maupin Furlow J, Ferry J. Analysis of the CO dehydrogenase/acetyl-coenzyme A synthase operon of Methanosarcina thermophila. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:6849-56 pubmed
    ..thermophila. The deduced protein sequence of ORF1, located between the cdhC and cdhD genes, has 29% identity to NifH2 from Methanobacterium ivanovii...
  4. Gencic S, Grahame D. Nickel in subunit beta of the acetyl-CoA decarbonylase/synthase multienzyme complex in methanogens. Catalytic properties and evidence for a binuclear Ni-Ni site. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:6101-10 pubmed
    ..A mechanism for C-C bond activation is proposed that includes a specific role for the Fe(4)S(4) center and accounts for the absolute requirement for nickel...