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Chemistry Faculty Publications

Chemistry

1993

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The 2′-Phosphate Of Nadp Is Critical For Optimum Productive Binding To 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase From Candida Utilis, Anthony J. Berdis, Paul F. Cook Sep 1993

The 2′-Phosphate Of Nadp Is Critical For Optimum Productive Binding To 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase From Candida Utilis, Anthony J. Berdis, Paul F. Cook

Chemistry Faculty Publications

Initial velocity studies obtained with alternative dinucleotide substrates for the 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase reaction suggest that the 2′-phosphate is critical for the optimum productive binding of the dinucleotide substrate. Initial velocity patterns obtained by varying 6-phosphogluconate at different fixed levels of NAD are nearly parallel with apparent competitive substrate inhibition by 6-phosphogluconate at pH 7 and below but intersect to the left of the ordinate at pH 8 and above. Dead-end inhibition studies indicate that the mechanism is random at all pH values. Data are interpreted in terms of a random mechanism with marked antagonism in the binding of NAD ...


Investigation Of The Structural Heterogeneity Of Lipooligosaccharides From Pathogenic Haemophilus And Neisseria Species And Of R-Type Lipopolysaccharides From Salmonella Typhimurium By Electrospray Mass Spectrometry, B W. Gibson, William Melaugh, Nancy J. Phillips, M A. Apicella, A A. Campagnari, J M. Griffiss Jan 1993

Investigation Of The Structural Heterogeneity Of Lipooligosaccharides From Pathogenic Haemophilus And Neisseria Species And Of R-Type Lipopolysaccharides From Salmonella Typhimurium By Electrospray Mass Spectrometry, B W. Gibson, William Melaugh, Nancy J. Phillips, M A. Apicella, A A. Campagnari, J M. Griffiss

Chemistry Faculty Publications

Heterogeneity in the lipooligosaccharides (LOS) of pathogenic Haemophilus and Neisseria species is evident from the multiplicity of components observed with electrophoretic analyses. Knowledge of the precise structures that make up these diverse LOS molecules is clearly the key to reaching an understanding of pathogenic processes such as phase variation and molecular mimicry. Except for a few cases, little is known about the specific structural features of LOS that underlie phase variation and molecular mimicry, partly because of the inherent difficulties in the structural elucidation of these complex glycolipids. In the lipopolysaccharides (LPS) from Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli, rough, or ...