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Lipoxygenase from rabbit reticulocytes: iron content, amino acid composition and C-terminal heterogeneity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6418154     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Purified lipoxygenase from rabbit reticulocytes contains 1 g atom iron per molecule. The amino acid composition shows that the enzyme contains 11 cysteine residues but no disulfide bridges and contains a relatively high content of hydrophobic amino acids. The enzyme shows heterogeneity in the C-terminus. With the tritium labeling method the amino acids His, Asn and Ile were found in the C-terminal region. The absorption co-efficient was found to be 1.68 (E0.1% 280 1 cm) in the native state and 1.77 in the unfolded state.
R Wiesner; G Hausdorf; M Anton; S Rapoport
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomedica biochimica acta     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0232-766X     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomed. Biochim. Acta     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-01-07     Completed Date:  1984-01-07     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8304435     Medline TA:  Biomed Biochim Acta     Country:  GERMANY, EAST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  431-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amino Acid Sequence
Amino Acids / analysis
Chemical Phenomena
Iron / analysis
Lipoxygenase / blood*
Reticulocytes / enzymology*
Sulfhydryl Compounds / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amino Acids; 0/Sulfhydryl Compounds; 7439-89-6/Iron; EC

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