Experts and Doctors on substrate specificity in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States


Locale: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Topic: substrate specificity

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  1. Rizvi S, Mancino L, Thammavongsa V, Cantley R, Raghavan M. A polypeptide binding conformation of calreticulin is induced by heat shock, calcium depletion, or by deletion of the C-terminal acidic region. Mol Cell. 2004;15:913-23 pubmed
    ..Thus, cell stress conditions that generate nonnative substrates of calreticulin also affect the conformational properties of calreticulin itself, and enhance its binding to substrates, independent of substrate glucosylation. ..
  2. Koeduka T, Orlova I, Baiga T, Noel J, Dudareva N, Pichersky E. The lack of floral synthesis and emission of isoeugenol in Petunia axillaris subsp. parodii is due to a mutation in the isoeugenol synthase gene. Plant J. 2009;58:961-9 pubmed publisher
    ..hybrida by RNA interference also leads to a decrease in isoeugenol biosynthesis, but instead of the accumulation of dihydroconiferyl acetate, the flowers synthesize higher levels of eugenol. ..
  3. Porter V, Green K, Zolova O, Houghton J, Garneau Tsodikova S. Dissecting the cosubstrate structure requirements of the Staphylococcus aureus aminoglycoside resistance enzyme ANT(4'). Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010;403:85-90 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide valuable insights into the development of strategies to combat the ever-growing bacterial resistance problem. ..
  4. Mukherjee J, Dekker E. Purification, properties, and N-terminal amino acid sequence of homogeneous Escherichia coli 2-amino-3-ketobutyrate CoA ligase, a pyridoxal phosphate-dependent enzyme. J Biol Chem. 1987;262:14441-7 pubmed
    ..Apparent Km values for acetyl-CoA, n-propionyl-CoA, and glycine are 59 microM, 80 microM, and 12 mM, respectively; the pH optimum = 7.5. Added divalent metal ions or sulfhydryl compounds inhibited catalysis of the condensation reaction. ..
  5. Dotson G, Nanjappan P, Reily M, Woodard R. Stereochemistry of 3-deoxyoctulosonate 8-phosphate synthase. Biochemistry. 1993;32:12392-7 pubmed
    ..On the basis of the results of the studies reported herein, the presence of a transient methyl group at the C-3 of phosphoenolpyruvate as part of the reaction mechanism seems unlikely. ..
  6. Mourey R, Vega Q, Campbell J, Wenderoth M, Hauschka S, Krebs E, et al. A novel cytoplasmic dual specificity protein tyrosine phosphatase implicated in muscle and neuronal differentiation. J Biol Chem. 1996;271:3795-802 pubmed
    ..rVH6 protein localizes to the cytoplasm and is the first dsPTP to be localized outside the nucleus. This novel subcellular localization may expose rVH6 to potential substrates that differ from nuclear dsPTPs substrates. ..
  7. Entsch B, Cole L, Ballou D. Protein dynamics and electrostatics in the function of p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2005;433:297-311 pubmed
    ..This network serves to protonate and deprotonate the substrate and product in the active site to promote catalysis and regulate the coordination of conformational states for efficient catalysis. ..
  8. Couture J, Collazo E, Hauk G, Trievel R. Structural basis for the methylation site specificity of SET7/9. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2006;13:140-6 pubmed
    ..Among the putative targets is TAF7, which is methylated at Lys5 by the enzyme in vitro. These results demonstrate the predictive value of the consensus motif in identifying novel substrates for SET7/9. ..
  9. Koeduka T, Fridman E, Gang D, Vassão D, Jackson B, Kish C, et al. Eugenol and isoeugenol, characteristic aromatic constituents of spices, are biosynthesized via reduction of a coniferyl alcohol ester. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:10128-33 pubmed
    ..The basil and petunia phenylpropene-forming enzymes belong to a structural family of NADPH-dependent reductases that also includes pinoresinol-lariciresinol reductase, isoflavone reductase, and phenylcoumaran benzylic ether reductase...

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  1. Arias E, Kim J, Funai K, Cartee G. Prior exercise increases phosphorylation of Akt substrate of 160 kDa (AS160) in rat skeletal muscle. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007;292:E1191-200 pubmed
  2. Shebley M, Kent U, Ballou D, Hollenberg P. Mechanistic analysis of the inactivation of cytochrome P450 2B6 by phencyclidine: effects on substrate binding, electron transfer, and uncoupling. Drug Metab Dispos. 2009;37:745-52 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the extent of uncoupling of NADPH oxidation from product formation, a process leading to futile production of H(2)O(2), increased significantly during the metabolism of ethylbenzene as a result of the inactivation...
  3. Padovani D, Banerjee R. A rotary mechanism for coenzyme B(12) synthesis by adenosyltransferase. Biochemistry. 2009;48:5350-7 pubmed publisher
  4. Zeng Z, Wang W, Yang Y, Chen Y, Yang X, Diehl J, et al. Structural basis of selective ubiquitination of TRF1 by SCFFbx4. Dev Cell. 2010;18:214-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results reveal an atypical small GTPase domain within Fbx4 as a substrate-binding motif for SCF(Fbx4) and uncover a mechanism for selective ubiquitination and degradation of TRF1 in telomere homeostasis control. ..
  5. Green K, Porter V, Zhang Y, Garneau Tsodikova S. Redesign of cosubstrate specificity and identification of important residues for substrate binding to hChAT. Biochemistry. 2010;49:6219-27 pubmed publisher
    ..By exploring the potential expansion of the tunnel on the substrate side, we demonstrate that residues M84, Y436, and Y552 play a critical role in binding and holding the choline substrate in the ChAT active site. ..
  6. Whicher J, Florova G, Sydor P, Singh R, Alhamadsheh M, Challis G, et al. Structure and function of the RedJ protein, a thioesterase from the prodiginine biosynthetic pathway in Streptomyces coelicolor. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:22558-69 pubmed publisher
    ..coelicolor support a novel role for RedJ in facilitating transfer of a dodecanoyl chain from one acyl carrier protein to another en route to the key biosynthetic intermediate 2-undecylpyrrole. ..
  7. Zhang Y, Halder S, Kerr R, Parrell D, Ruotolo B, Kroos L. Complex Formed between Intramembrane Metalloprotease SpoIVFB and Its Substrate, Pro-σK. J Biol Chem. 2016;291:10347-62 pubmed publisher
  8. Ndeh D, Rogowski A, Cartmell A, Luís A, Baslé A, GRAY J, et al. Complex pectin metabolism by gut bacteria reveals novel catalytic functions. Nature. 2017;544:65-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The degradation system informs revision of the current structural model of rhamnogalacturonan-II and highlights how individual gut bacteria orchestrate manifold enzymes to metabolize the most challenging glycan in the human diet. ..
  9. Lakanen J, Coward J, Pegg A. alpha-Methyl polyamines: metabolically stable spermidine and spermine mimics capable of supporting growth in cells depleted of polyamines. J Med Chem. 1992;35:724-34 pubmed
    ..In accord with the hypothesis, preliminary data indicate that MeSpd and Me2Spm are as effective as spermidine and spermine, respectively, in promoting the conversion of B-DNA to Z-DNA. ..
  10. Ding X, Coon M. Purification and characterization of two unique forms of cytochrome P-450 from rabbit nasal microsomes. Biochemistry. 1988;27:8330-7 pubmed
    ..The two cytochromes represent the major portion of the total P-450 in nasal microsomes, but the corresponding forms could not be detected in hepatic microsomes. ..
  11. Liepman A, Olsen L. Alanine aminotransferase homologs catalyze the glutamate:glyoxylate aminotransferase reaction in peroxisomes of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2003;131:215-27 pubmed
    ..H. Liepman, L.J. Olsen [2001] Plant J 25: 487-498), and a pair of closely related, potentially redundant AlaAT homologs with GGT activity. ..
  12. Li S, Gruschow S, Dordick J, Sherman D. Molecular analysis of the role of tyrosine 224 in the active site of Streptomyces coelicolor RppA, a bacterial type III polyketide synthase. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:12765-72 pubmed
  13. Alam N, Zimmerman L, Wolfson N, Joseph C, Fierke C, Schueler Furman O. Structure-Based Identification of HDAC8 Non-histone Substrates. Structure. 2016;24:458-68 pubmed publisher
    ..The many new in vitro HDAC8 peptide substrates identified in this study suggest that numerous cellular proteins are HDAC8 substrates, thus expanding our view of the acetylome and its regulation by HDAC8. ..
  14. Wishart M, Denu J, Williams J, Dixon J. A single mutation converts a novel phosphotyrosine binding domain into a dual-specificity phosphatase. J Biol Chem. 1995;270:26782-5 pubmed
    ..We believe this is the first example of a naturally occurring "dominant negative" phosphotyrosine/serine/threonine-binding protein which is structurally related to dsPTPases. ..
  15. Zhang Z, Thieme Sefler A, MacLean D, McNamara D, Dobrusin E, Sawyer T, et al. Substrate specificity of the protein tyrosine phosphatases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993;90:4446-50 pubmed
    ..The results demonstrate that chemical features in the primary structure surrounding the dephosphorylation site contribute to PTPase substrate specificity. ..
  16. Ding X, Peng H, Coon M. Structure-function analysis of CYP2A10 and CYP2A11, P450 cytochromes that differ in only eight amino acids but have strikingly different activities toward testosterone and coumarin. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1994;203:373-8 pubmed
    ..In contrast, the identity of the residue at position 372 is important for optimal activity with testosterone but not the regioselectivity at the 17 position and does not influence the activity with coumarin. ..
  17. Wu X, Noh S, Zhou G, Dixon J, Guan K. Selective activation of MEK1 but not MEK2 by A-Raf from epidermal growth factor-stimulated Hela cells. J Biol Chem. 1996;271:3265-71 pubmed
    ..Interestingly, A-Raf does not activate MEK2, although c-Raf can activate both MEK1 and MEK2. Our data demonstrated that A-Raf is, indeed, a MEK1 activator and may play a role in growth factor signaling. ..
  18. Weinberg J, Venkatachalam M, Roeser N, Saikumar P, Dong Z, Senter R, et al. Anaerobic and aerobic pathways for salvage of proximal tubules from hypoxia-induced mitochondrial injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2000;279:F927-43 pubmed
    ..These results bear on the understanding of a fundamental mode of mitochondrial dysfunction during tubule injury and on strategies to prevent and reverse it...
  19. Davis W, Tomsho J, Nikam S, Cook E, Somand D, Peliska J. Inhibition of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase-catalyzed DNA strand transfer reactions by 4-chlorophenylhydrazone of mesoxalic acid. Biochemistry. 2000;39:14279-91 pubmed
    ..4 mM. Together, these studies suggest that the inhibitor may function by binding to enzyme-bound divalent metal cofactors. ..
  20. Inohara N, Ogura Y, Fontalba A, Gutierrez O, Pons F, Crespo J, et al. Host recognition of bacterial muramyl dipeptide mediated through NOD2. Implications for Crohn's disease. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:5509-12 pubmed
    ..Because muramyl dipeptide is the essential structure of peptidoglycan required for adjuvant activity, these results also have implications for understanding adjuvant function and effective vaccine development. ..
  21. Palfey B, Murthy Y, Massey V. Altered balance of half-reactions in p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase caused by substituting the 2'-carbon of FAD with fluorine. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:22210-6 pubmed
  22. Mundada L, Prorok M, DeFord M, Figuera M, Castellino F, Fay W. Structure-function analysis of the streptokinase amino terminus (residues 1-59). J Biol Chem. 2003;278:24421-7 pubmed
  23. Pickett J, Bowers K, Hartman H, Fu H, Embry A, Casey P, et al. Kinetic studies of protein farnesyltransferase mutants establish active substrate conformation. Biochemistry. 2003;42:9741-8 pubmed
  24. Lee I, Dombkowski A, Athey B. Guidelines for incorporating non-perfectly matched oligonucleotides into target-specific hybridization probes for a DNA microarray. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004;32:681-90 pubmed
  25. Couture J, Trievel R. Histone-modifying enzymes: encrypting an enigmatic epigenetic code. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2006;16:753-60 pubmed
    ..Recently, the structural basis of this specificity has been examined with regards to recently determined structures of GCN5 acetyltransferases and SET domain methyltransferases in complex with their cognate histone substrates. ..
  26. Simon E, Young M, Chan A, Bao Z, Andrews P. Improved enrichment strategies for phosphorylated peptides on titanium dioxide using methyl esterification and pH gradient elution. Anal Biochem. 2008;377:234-42 pubmed publisher
    ..However, we also discovered several novel sites of partial phosphorylation at S46, T47, T165, and Y168 when ion-suppressing nonphosphorylated peptides were eliminated using the new protocols. ..
  27. Koeduka T, Baiga T, Noel J, Pichersky E. Biosynthesis of t-anethole in anise: characterization of t-anol/isoeugenol synthase and an O-methyltransferase specific for a C7-C8 propenyl side chain. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:384-94 pubmed publisher
  28. Blazer L, Zhang H, Casey E, Husbands S, Neubig R. A nanomolar-potency small molecule inhibitor of regulator of G-protein signaling proteins. Biochemistry. 2011;50:3181-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The high potency and good selectivity of CCG-50014 make it a useful tool for studying the functional roles of RGS4. ..
  29. Powell N, Hoffman J, Ciske F, Kaufman M, Kohrt J, Quin J, et al. Highly selective 2,4-diaminopyrimidine-5-carboxamide inhibitors of Sky kinase. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2013;23:1046-50 pubmed publisher
    ..2-Aminophenethyl analogs demonstrate excellent potency but moderate kinase selectivity, while 2-aminobenzyl analogs that fill the Ala571 subpocket exhibit good inhibition activity and excellent kinase selectivity. ..
  30. McNally J, O Brien P. Kinetic analyses of single-stranded break repair by human DNA ligase III isoforms reveal biochemical differences from DNA ligase I. J Biol Chem. 2017;292:15870-15879 pubmed publisher
    ..The biochemical differences between the LIG3 isoforms and LIG1 identified here will guide the understanding of both unique and overlapping biological roles of these critical enzymes. ..
  31. Payne A, Abbaszade I, Clarke T, Bain P, Park C. The multiple murine 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase isoforms: structure, function, and tissue- and developmentally specific expression. Steroids. 1997;62:169-75 pubmed
    ..Further analysis of mouse genomic DNA by pulse field gel electrophoresis suggests that all of the Hsd3b gene family is found within a 400-kb fragment. ..
  32. Peariso K, Zhou Z, Smith A, Matthews R, Penner Hahn J. Characterization of the zinc sites in cobalamin-independent and cobalamin-dependent methionine synthase using zinc and selenium X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Biochemistry. 2001;40:987-93 pubmed
  33. Frederick K, Ballou D, Palfey B. Protein dynamics control proton transfers to the substrate on the His72Asn mutant of p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase. Biochemistry. 2001;40:3891-9 pubmed
  34. Sanker S, Campbell H, Kent C. Negative cooperativity of substrate binding but not enzyme activity in wild-type and mutant forms of CTP:glycerol-3-phosphate cytidylyltransferase. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:37922-8 pubmed
    ..These data support a mechanism in which catalysis occurs only when the enzyme is fully loaded with 2 molecules of each substrate/enzyme dimer. ..
  35. Li S, Chaulagain M, Knauff A, Podust L, Montgomery J, Sherman D. Selective oxidation of carbolide C-H bonds by an engineered macrolide P450 mono-oxygenase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:18463-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, unexpected biological activity of a select number of these carbolide systems revealed their potential as a previously unrecorded class of antibiotics. ..
  36. Martell K, Levy G, Weber W. Cloned mouse N-acetyltransferases: enzymatic properties of expressed Nat-1 and Nat-2 gene products. Mol Pharmacol. 1992;42:265-72 pubmed
    ..Comparison of the rates of translation of the rapid and slow isoforms of NAT-2 in an in vitro system showed that NAT-2(99asn) was translated at approximately twice the rate of NAT-2(99ile).(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS) ..
  37. Fissell W, Manley S, Westover A, Humes H, Fleischman A, Roy S. Differentiated growth of human renal tubule cells on thin-film and nanostructured materials. ASAIO J. 2006;52:221-7 pubmed
  38. Fagan R, Nelson M, Pagano P, Palfey B. Mechanism of flavin reduction in class 2 dihydroorotate dehydrogenases. Biochemistry. 2006;45:14926-32 pubmed
    ..The H. sapiens DHOD also appears to have a pKa near 9.4 controlling reduction, similar to that previously reported for the E. coli enzyme. Similar KIEs were obtained with the H. sapiens enzyme at a pH value below the pKa. ..
  39. Hougland J, Hicks K, Hartman H, Kelly R, Watt T, Fierke C. Identification of novel peptide substrates for protein farnesyltransferase reveals two substrate classes with distinct sequence selectivities. J Mol Biol. 2010;395:176-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, these data illuminate the potential for in vivo regulation of prenylation through modulation of STO versus MTO peptide reactivity with FTase. ..
  40. Baude E, Dignam S, Olsen S, Reimann E, Uhler M. Glutamic acid 203 of the cAMP-dependent protein kinase catalytic subunit participates in the inhibition by two isoforms of the protein kinase inhibitor. J Biol Chem. 1994;269:2316-23 pubmed
    ..Preliminary studies of the expression of these C alpha mutants in COS cells gave similar results. These results suggest that the C alpha E203 mutants may be useful in assessing the role of PKI in vivo. ..
  41. Bertelsen E, Chang L, Gestwicki J, Zuiderweg E. Solution conformation of wild-type E. coli Hsp70 (DnaK) chaperone complexed with ADP and substrate. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:8471-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless, an average structure can be defined. This structure places the SBD in close proximity of subdomain IA of the NBD and suggests that the SBD collides with the NBD at this area to establish allosteric communication. ..
  42. Bao Z, Jacobsen D, Young M. Briefly bound to activate: transient binding of a second catalytic magnesium activates the structure and dynamics of CDK2 kinase for catalysis. Structure. 2011;19:675-90 pubmed publisher
  43. Teufel R, Miyanaga A, Michaudel Q, Stull F, Louie G, Noel J, et al. Flavin-mediated dual oxidation controls an enzymatic Favorskii-type rearrangement. Nature. 2013;503:552-556 pubmed publisher
    ..This work provides new insight into the fine-tuning of the flavin cofactor in offsetting the innate reactivity of a polyketide substrate to direct its efficient electrocyclization. ..
  44. Cole L, Gatti D, Entsch B, Ballou D. Removal of a methyl group causes global changes in p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase. Biochemistry. 2005;44:8047-58 pubmed
    ..This work demonstrates some general principles of how enzymes use conformational movements to allow both access and egress of substrates and product, while restricting access to the solvent at a critical stage in catalysis. ..
  45. Couture J, Collazo E, Ortiz Tello P, Brunzelle J, Trievel R. Specificity and mechanism of JMJD2A, a trimethyllysine-specific histone demethylase. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2007;14:689-95 pubmed
    ..We propose that this residue modulates the methylation-state specificities of JMJD2 enzymes and other trimethyllysine-specific JmjC HDMs. ..
  46. Del Rizzo P, Krishnan S, Trievel R. Crystal structure and functional analysis of JMJD5 indicate an alternate specificity and function. Mol Cell Biol. 2012;32:4044-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these results imply that JMJD5 participates in roles independent of histone demethylation and may function as a protein hydroxylase given its structural homology with FIH-1 and JMJD6. ..
  47. Das A, Uhler M, Hajra A. Molecular cloning and expression of mammalian peroxisomal trans-2-enoyl-coenzyme A reductase cDNAs. J Biol Chem. 2000;275:24333-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Northern blot analysis demonstrated that a single transcript of 1.3 kilobases is present in most mouse tissues, with particularly high concentrations in liver and kidney...
  48. Ortiz Maldonado M, Cole L, Dumas S, Entsch B, Ballou D. Increased positive electrostatic potential in p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase accelerates hydroxylation but slows turnover. Biochemistry. 2004;43:1569-79 pubmed
    ..Ortiz-Maldonado, M., Entsch, B., Massey, V., Ballou, D., and Gatti, D. L. (2002) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99, 608-613] is integral to the process of binding and release of substrate from oxidized enzyme during catalysis. ..
  49. Chun Y, Yamakoshi Y, Yamakoshi F, Fukae M, Hu J, Bartlett J, et al. Cleavage site specificity of MMP-20 for secretory-stage ameloblastin. J Dent Res. 2010;89:785-90 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that MMP-20 is the enzyme that processes ameloblastin during the secretory stage of amelogenesis, and we present a hypothesis about the sequence of ameloblastin cleavages...
  50. Billi A, Alessi A, Khivansara V, Han T, Freeberg M, Mitani S, et al. The Caenorhabditis elegans HEN1 ortholog, HENN-1, methylates and stabilizes select subclasses of germline small RNAs. PLoS Genet. 2012;8:e1002617 pubmed publisher
  51. Tirasophon W, Welihinda A, Kaufman R. A stress response pathway from the endoplasmic reticulum to the nucleus requires a novel bifunctional protein kinase/endoribonuclease (Ire1p) in mammalian cells. Genes Dev. 1998;12:1812-24 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate that hIre1p is an essential proximal sensor of the unfolded protein response pathway in mammalian cells. ..
  52. Ibdah M, Chen Y, Wilkerson C, Pichersky E. An aldehyde oxidase in developing seeds of Arabidopsis converts benzaldehyde to benzoic Acid. Plant Physiol. 2009;150:416-23 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings indicate that in Arabidopsis seeds, oxidation of BD contributes in part to the synthesis of BA. ..
  53. Bonnett S, Whicher J, Papireddy K, Florova G, Smith J, Reynolds K. Structural and stereochemical analysis of a modular polyketide synthase ketoreductase domain required for the generation of a cis-alkene. Chem Biol. 2013;20:772-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the closed lid loop in substrate-bound A-type KRs restricts active site access from all but one direction, which is proposed to control the stereochemistry of ketoreduction. ..
  54. Ortiz Maldonado M, Gatti D, Ballou D, Massey V. Structure-function correlations of the reaction of reduced nicotinamide analogues with p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase substituted with a series of 8-substituted flavins. Biochemistry. 1999;38:16636-47 pubmed
  55. Zhang H, Im S, Waskell L. Cytochrome b5 increases the rate of product formation by cytochrome P450 2B4 and competes with cytochrome P450 reductase for a binding site on cytochrome P450 2B4. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:29766-76 pubmed
    ..It is proposed that cyt b(5) and CPR compete for a binding site on cyt P450 2B4...
  56. Hedglin M, O Brien P. Human alkyladenine DNA glycosylase employs a processive search for DNA damage. Biochemistry. 2008;47:11434-45 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations support the idea that diffusion on undamaged DNA contributes to the search for sites of DNA damage. ..
  57. Gehret J, Gu L, Geders T, Brown W, Gerwick L, Gerwick W, et al. Structure and activity of DmmA, a marine haloalkane dehalogenase. Protein Sci. 2012;21:239-48 pubmed publisher
    ..This enhanced cavity was shown to accept a range of linear and cyclic substrates, suggesting that DmmA will contribute to the expanding industrial applications of HLDs. ..
  58. Hougland J, Gangopadhyay S, Fierke C. Expansion of protein farnesyltransferase specificity using "tunable" active site interactions: development of bioengineered prenylation pathways. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:38090-100 pubmed publisher
    ..Engineered FTase variants provide a novel avenue for probing both the selectivity of prenylation pathway enzymes and the effects of prenylation pathway modifications on the cellular function of a protein. ..
  59. Dekker E, Kitson R. 2-Keto-4-hydroxyglutarate aldolase: purification and characterization of the homogeneous enzyme from bovine kidney. J Biol Chem. 1992;267:10507-14 pubmed
  60. Desrochers P, Jeffrey J, Weiss S. Interstitial collagenase (matrix metalloproteinase-1) expresses serpinase activity. J Clin Invest. 1991;87:2258-65 pubmed
    ..Together, these data indicate that matrix metalloproteinase-1 displays an expanded substrate repertoire that supports the existence of a new interface between connective tissue turnover and Serpin function. ..
  61. Weston B, Nair R, Larsen R, Lowe J. Isolation of a novel human alpha (1,3)fucosyltransferase gene and molecular comparison to the human Lewis blood group alpha (1,3/1,4)fucosyltransferase gene. Syntenic, homologous, nonallelic genes encoding enzymes with distinct acceptor substrate spe. J Biol Chem. 1992;267:4152-60 pubmed
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that this gene encodes the human "plasma type" alpha(1,3)fucosyltransferase, and suggest a molecular basis for a family of human alpha(1,3)fucosyltransferase genes. ..
  62. Guan K, Butch E. Isolation and characterization of a novel dual specific phosphatase, HVH2, which selectively dephosphorylates the mitogen-activated protein kinase. J Biol Chem. 1995;270:7197-203 pubmed
    ..HVH2 mRNA showed an expression pattern distinct from CL100 (human homologue of mouse MKP1) and PAC1, two previously identified MAP kinase phosphatases. Our data suggest a possible role of HVH2 in MAP kinase regulation. ..
  63. Clarke T, Bain P, Greco T, Payne A. A novel mouse kidney 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase complementary DNA encodes a 3-ketosteroid reductase instead of a 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase/delta 5-delta 4-isomerase. Mol Endocrinol. 1993;7:1569-78 pubmed
    ..Mouse 3 beta HSD IV is functionally and structurally most closely related to rat 3 beta HSD III, an isoform expressed predominantly in male rat liver. ..
  64. Wang Y, Johnson A, Ye Q, Dyer R. Catalytic activities and substrate specificity of the human membrane type 4 matrix metalloproteinase catalytic domain. J Biol Chem. 1999;274:33043-9 pubmed
    ..MT4-MMP is, therefore, a competent Zn(2+)-dependent MMP with unique specificity among synthetic substrates and the capability to both degrade gelatin and activate progelatinase A. ..
  65. Sheflyan G, Duewel H, Chen G, Woodard R. Identification of essential histidine residues in 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonic acid 8-phosphate synthase: analysis by chemical modification with diethyl pyrocarbonate and site-directed mutagenesis. Biochemistry. 1999;38:14320-9 pubmed
  66. Meredith T, Woodard R. Escherichia coli YrbH is a D-arabinose 5-phosphate isomerase. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:32771-7 pubmed
    ..The value of Keq (Ru5P/A5P) is 0.50 +/- 0.06. Homology searches of the E. coli genome suggest yrbH may be one of multiple genes that encode proteins with API activity. ..
  67. Draganov D, Teiber J, Speelman A, Osawa Y, Sunahara R, La Du B. Human paraoxonases (PON1, PON2, and PON3) are lactonases with overlapping and distinct substrate specificities. J Lipid Res. 2005;46:1239-47 pubmed
    ..None of the recombinant PONs protected low density lipoprotein against copper-induced oxidation in vitro. ..
  68. Couture J, Collazo E, Brunzelle J, Trievel R. Structural and functional analysis of SET8, a histone H4 Lys-20 methyltransferase. Genes Dev. 2005;19:1455-65 pubmed
    ..Finally, analysis of the product specificity indicates that hSET8 is a monomethylase, consistent with its role in the maintenance of Lys-20 monomethylation during cell division. ..
  69. Sebolt Leopold J. Advances in the development of cancer therapeutics directed against the RAS-mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway. Clin Cancer Res. 2008;14:3651-6 pubmed publisher
  70. Garcia G, Chervin S, Kittendorf J. Identification of the rate-determining step of tRNA-guanine transglycosylase from Escherichia coli. Biochemistry. 2009;48:11243-51 pubmed publisher
  71. Rosebeck S, Madden L, Jin X, Gu S, Apel I, Appert A, et al. Cleavage of NIK by the API2-MALT1 fusion oncoprotein leads to noncanonical NF-kappaB activation. Science. 2011;331:468-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study reveals the gain-of-function proteolytic activity of a fusion oncoprotein and highlights the importance of the noncanonical NF-?B pathway in B lymphoproliferative disease. ..
  72. Chen W, Green K, Tsodikov O, Garneau Tsodikova S. Aminoglycoside multiacetylating activity of the enhanced intracellular survival protein from Mycobacterium smegmatis and its inhibition. Biochemistry. 2012;51:4959-67 pubmed publisher
  73. Gates S, Yokom A, Lin J, Jackrel M, Rizo A, Kendsersky N, et al. Ratchet-like polypeptide translocation mechanism of the AAA+ disaggregase Hsp104. Science. 2017;357:273-279 pubmed publisher
  74. Milarski K, Zhu G, Pearl C, McNamara D, Dobrusin E, MacLean D, et al. Sequence specificity in recognition of the epidermal growth factor receptor by protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B. J Biol Chem. 1993;268:23634-9 pubmed
    ..The results revealed clear sequence specificity in the binding of proteins involved in the regulation of intracellular signaling by receptor tyrosine kinases. ..
  75. Denu J, Zhou G, Wu L, Zhao R, Yuvaniyama J, Saper M, et al. The purification and characterization of a human dual-specific protein tyrosine phosphatase. J Biol Chem. 1995;270:3796-803 pubmed
    ..Similar results were obtained with F(NLe)(N-Le)pTPpYVVTR, a peptide corresponding to a MAP kinase-like protein (JNK1(180-189)) which is involved in the stress response signaling pathway. ..
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