UreasePDB ID: 1E9Y
The enzyme urease breaks urea into carbon dioxide and ammonium ions. The enzyme is used by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which lives in the stomach, to neutralize stomach acid.
Discussed Structures from Proton-Gated Urea Channel
Ha, N.-C., Oh, S.-T., Sung, J.Y., Cha, K.-A., Hyung Lee, M., Oh, B.-H. (2001) Supramolecular assembly and acid resistance of Helicobacter pylori urease. Nat Struct Biol 8: 505-9