Experts and Doctors on kinetics in DeKalb, Illinois, United States


Locale: DeKalb, Illinois, United States
Topic: kinetics

Top Publications

  1. DeYoung M, Siwkowski A, Lian Y, Hampel A. Catalytic properties of hairpin ribozymes derived from Chicory yellow mottle virus and arabis mosaic virus satellite RNAs. Biochemistry. 1995;34:15785-91 pubmed
    ..The sTRSV ribozyme is most efficient at cleaving GUC complexes, while the sCYMV1 and sArMV ribozymes are most efficient for cleaving GUA-containing sequences. ..
  2. DiCarlo C, Vitello L, Erman J. Reduction potential of yeast cytochrome c peroxidase and three distal histidine mutants: dependence on pH. J Inorg Biochem. 2011;105:532-7 pubmed publisher
  3. Kwon O, Bhattacharyya D, Meganathan R. Menaquinone (vitamin K2) biosynthesis: overexpression, purification, and properties of o-succinylbenzoyl-coenzyme A synthetase from Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:6778-81 pubmed
    ..Thus, it appears that both the benzoyl carboxyl group and the succinyl side chain are required for activation of the aliphatic carboxyl group. ..
  4. Daruwala R, Bhattacharyya D, Kwon O, Meganathan R. Menaquinone (vitamin K2) biosynthesis: overexpression, purification, and characterization of a new isochorismate synthase from Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1997;179:3133-8 pubmed
    ..Preincubation of the enzyme with the substrate, chorismate, before NEM treatment resulted in complete protection of the enzyme from inactivation. ..
  5. Bhattacharyya D, Kwon O, Meganathan R. Vitamin K2 (menaquinone) biosynthesis in Escherichia coli: evidence for the presence of an essential histidine residue in o-succinylbenzoyl coenzyme A synthetase. J Bacteriol. 1997;179:6061-5 pubmed
    ..4-fold. Thus, His341 of OSB-CoA synthetase plays an important role in catalysis since it is probably involved in the binding of ATP to the enzyme. ..
  6. Nakani S, Viriyakul T, Mitchell R, Vitello L, Erman J. Characterization of a covalently linked yeast cytochrome c-cytochrome c peroxidase complex: evidence for a single, catalytically active cytochrome c binding site on cytochrome c peroxidase. Biochemistry. 2006;45:9887-93 pubmed
  7. Nakani S, Vitello L, Erman J. Characterization of four covalently-linked yeast cytochrome c/cytochrome c peroxidase complexes: Evidence for electrostatic interaction between bound cytochrome c molecules. Biochemistry. 2006;45:14371-8 pubmed
  8. Pearl N, Jacobson T, Arisa M, Vitello L, Erman J. Effect of single-site charge-reversal mutations on the catalytic properties of yeast cytochrome c peroxidase: mutations near the high-affinity cytochrome c binding site. Biochemistry. 2007;46:8263-72 pubmed
    ..These data support the hypothesis that the cytochrome c-CcP complex observed in the crystal is the dominant catalytically active complex in solution. ..
  9. Bidwai A, Ok E, Erman J. pH dependence of cyanide binding to the ferric heme domain of the direct oxygen sensor from Escherichia coli and the effect of alkaline denaturation. Biochemistry. 2008;47:10458-70 pubmed publisher
    ..2. The mechanism of cyanide binding is consistent with preferential binding of the cyanide anion to native EcDosH. The reactions of imidazole and H 2O 2 with ferric EcDosH were also investigated and show little reactivity. ..

More Information


  1. Kwon O, Kotsakis A, Meganathan R. Ubiquinone (coenzyme Q) biosynthesis in Escherichia coli: identification of the ubiF gene. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2000;186:157-61 pubmed
    ..The ubiF mutants, when complemented with this plasmid, regained the ability to grow on succinate and synthesize Q. ..