methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase


Gene Symbol: methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase
Description: 5,10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase
Alias: MTH1752
Species: Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus str. Delta H

Top Publications

  1. Vaupel M, Thauer R. Coenzyme F420-dependent N5,N10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase (Mer) from Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum strain Marburg. Cloning, sequencing, transcriptional analysis, and functional expression in Escherichia coli of the mer gene. Eur J Biochem. 1995;231:773-8 pubmed
    The gene encoding the F420-dependent N5,N10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase (Mer), which catalyzes an intermediate step in methanogensis, was cloned and sequenced from the thermophilic Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum ..
  2. Ma K, Linder D, Stetter K, Thauer R. Purification and properties of N5,N10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase (coenzyme F420-dependent) from the extreme thermophile Methanopyrus kandleri. Arch Microbiol. 1991;155:593-600 pubmed
    ..N5,N10-Methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase, an enzyme involved in methanogenesis from CO2, was purified from this hyperthermophile...
  3. Ma K, Thauer R. Purification and properties of N5, N10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase from Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum (strain Marburg). Eur J Biochem. 1990;191:187-93 pubmed
    ..3 mM and 3 microM, respectively. Vmax was 6000 protein-1 (kcat = 3600 s-1). The CH2 = H4MPT reductase was stable in the presence of air; at 4 C less than 10% activity was lost within 24 h...
  4. Shima S, Warkentin E, Grabarse W, Sordel M, Wicke M, Thauer R, et al. Structure of coenzyme F(420) dependent methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase from two methanogenic archaea. J Mol Biol. 2000;300:935-50 pubmed publisher
    Coenzyme F(420)-dependent methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase (Mer) is an enzyme of the Cl metabolism in methanogenic and sulfate reducing archaea. It is composed of identical 35-40 kDa subunits and lacks a prosthetic group...
  5. Te Brommelstroet B, Hensgens C, Keltjens J, van der Drift C, Vogels G. Purification and properties of 5,10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase, a coenzyme F420-dependent enzyme, from Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum strain delta H. J Biol Chem. 1990;265:1852-7 pubmed
    5,10-Methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase was purified 22-fold to apparent homogeneity from the methanogenic bacterium Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum...
  6. N lling J, Pihl T, Reeve J. Cloning, sequencing, and growth phase-dependent transcription of the coenzyme F420-dependent N5,N10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase-encoding genes from Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum delta H and Methanopyrus kandleri. J Bacteriol. 1995;177:7238-44 pubmed