Advances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology, Amino Acid Metabolism / Edition 1

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This book is Part A in a subseries entitled "Amino Acid Metabolism". Topics in Part A should be of immediate interest to those who are broadly concerned with amino acid assimilation and metabolism. Investigators interested in enzyme mechanism and regulation will also find this volume especially valuable.

Incl. hepatic glutamine transport & metabolism; enzymes using glutamine as an amide donor; mechanistic issues etc.

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Ten thematically linked contributions explore such issues as the roles of glutathione, asparagine, glutamine, and lysine in enzymatic processes, especially synthesis; the formation of mercapturic acids; and the catalyzation of 4-hydroxyproline in collagens. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Activated Glutamate Intermediate in the Enzymatic Synthesis of Glutamine (P. Krishnaswamy, et al.).

Advances in the Enzymology of Glutamine Synthesis (D. Purich).

Hepatic Glutamine Transport and Metabolism (D. Haussinger).

Enzymes Utilizing Glutamine as an Amide Donor (H. Zalkin & J. Smith).

Mechanistic Issues in Asparagine Synthetase Catalysis (N. Richards & S. Schuster).

Mechanisms of Cysteine S-Conjugate beta-Lyases (A. Cooper).

gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase: Catalytic Mechanism and Gene Expression (N. Taniguchi & Y. Ikeda).

Enzymology of Bacterial Lysine Biosynthesis (G. Scapin & J. Blanchard).

Collagen Hydroxylases and the Protein Disulfide Isomerase Subunit of Prolyl 4-Hydroxylases (K. Kivirikko & T. Pihlajaniemi).


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