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By Bent Foltmann, Vibeke Barkholt Pedersen (auth.), Jordan Tang (eds.)

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In the previous ten years, a few court cases of symposia at the constitution and serve as of proteolytic enzymes were pub­ lished. Their assurance of acid proteases has been restricted, customarily as a result of the loss of major new details at the constitution of those enzymes. within the final 4 years, besides the fact that, the first and tertiary buildings of a couple of acid proteases were deter­ mined, prompting the necessity to talk about the meanings of the outdated information and the chances for brand new experimentations. It was once for this function that the "Conference on Acid Proteases: constitution, functionality, and Biology" used to be equipped. It came about on the collage of Oklahoma on November 21-24, 1976. This booklet is a suite of the most lectures brought on the convention. Acid Proteases, via definition refers to a gaggle of proteases having an optimum pH in acidic recommendations. The vintage examples are pepsin and chymosin. a few catalytic beneficial properties are patently shared through those proteases, so much significantly, their inhibition by way of pepstatin. using energetic center-directed inactivators resembling diazoacetyl­ norleucine methyl ester and 1,2-epoxy-3-(p-nitrophenoxy)propane has proven that catalytic aspartyl residues are found in almost all these enzymes. those obvious cornmon gains have brought on the recommendation through a number of investigators to call this crew of enzymes "aspartyl proteases" or "carboxyl proteases".

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Except for small deviations, there is a close resemblance between the structure of pepsin and other acid proteinases, reflecting the homology of the primary structure of these enzymes (15). REFERENCES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Bernal, J. , and Crowfoot, D. (1934) Nature 133, 794-795 Northrop, J. H. (1930) J. Gen. Physiol. 13, 739-766 Perutz, M. F. (1949) Research 2, 52-61 Bakulina, V. , Borisov, V. , Melik-Adamjan, V. , Shutzkever, N. , and Andreeva, N. S. (1968) Kristallogr.

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