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Acetylcholinesterase from Bungarus venom: a monomeric species.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8674549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The venom of Bungarus fasciatus, an Elapidae snake, contains a high level of AChE activity. Partial peptide sequences show that it is closely homologous to other AChEs. Bungarus venom AChE is a non-amphiphilic monomeric species, a molecular form of AChE which has not been previously found in significant levels in other tissues. The composition of carbohydrates suggests the presence of N-glycans of the 'complex' and 'hybrid' types. Ion exchange chromatography, isoelectric focusing and electrophoresis in non-denaturing and denaturing conditions reveal a complex microheterogeneity of this enzyme, which is partly related to its glycosylation.
Authors:
X Cousin; C Créminon; J Grassi; K Méflah; G Cornu; B Saliou; S Bon; J Massoulié; C Bon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  FEBS letters     Volume:  387     ISSN:  0014-5793     ISO Abbreviation:  FEBS Lett.     Publication Date:  1996 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-15     Completed Date:  1996-08-15     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0155157     Medline TA:  FEBS Lett     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  196-200     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Unité des Venins, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acetylcholinesterase / analysis*,  chemistry,  toxicity
Amino Acid Sequence
Animals
Bungarotoxins / chemistry*,  toxicity
Bungarus*
Carbohydrates / analysis
Electrochemistry
Male
Mice
Molecular Sequence Data
Sequence Homology, Amino Acid
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bungarotoxins; 0/Carbohydrates; EC 3.1.1.7/Acetylcholinesterase

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