Lysozymes: Model Enzymes in Biochemistry and Biology

Lysozymes: Model Enzymes in Biochemistry and Biology

by P. Jolles (Editor), Jolles

Hardcover(1995)

$319.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783764351212
Publisher: Birkhauser Basel
Publication date: 08/28/1996
Series: Experientia Supplementum Series , #75
Edition description: 1995
Pages: 458
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

From the discovery of lysozyme to the characterization of several lysozyme families.- Lysozyme: A model enzyme in protein chemistry.- Animal lysozymes c and g: An overview.- Discovery of several families of lysozymes.- Phage lysozymes.- Bacterial lysozymes.- Plant lysozymes.- Insect lysozymes.- Lysozyme: A model enzyme in enzymology.- Lysozyme substrates.- Simulations of lysozyme: Internal motions and the reaction mechanism.- Folding of lysozyme.- Engineering of lysozyme.- Lysozyme: A model enzyme in protein crystallography.- Lysozyme: A model enzyme in protein crystallography.- Lysozyme: A model enzyme in molecular biology and genetics.- Isolation and characterization of vertebrate lysozyme genes.- Lysozyme gene expression and regulation.- Lysozyme: A model enzyme in immunology.- Polyclonal antisera elicited by lysozymes: Insights into antigenic structure and evolution.- Molecular recognition of lysozyme by monoclonal antibodies.- The crystal structures of complexes formed between lysozyme and antibody fragments.- Lysozyme: A model enzyme in evolution.- Adaptive evolution of lysozyme: Changes in amino acid sequence, regulation of expression and gene number.- Molecular evolution of ruminant lysozymes.- Proteins and enzymes related to the lysozyme family.- ?-Lactalbumins and lysozymes.- Evidence for lysozyme-type mechanism of hydrolysis in xylan-ases.- Lytic transglycosylases.- Pharmacological aspects and therapeutic applications of lysozymes.- Pharmacological aspects and therapeutic applications of lyso zymes.

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