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Crystal structure of Leishmania mexicana arginase
Biology and Chemistry Report
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    Structure Keywords

    Keywords HYDROLASE
    Text arginase fold, HYDROLASE

    Polymeric Molecules

    Chain A
    Description Arginase 
    Fragment UNP residues 13-329 
    Nonstandard Linkage no 
    Nonstandard Monomers no 
    Polymer Type polypeptide(L) 
    Formula Weight 36034.7 
    Source Method genetically manipulated  

    Ligands and Prosthetic Groups

    ID Name Chemical Formula Weight Ligand Structure
    GOL  GLYCEROL  C3 H8 O3   92.09  View 
    MN  MANGANESE (II) ION  Mn   54.94  View 
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    UniProtKB Information

    Chain SWS/UNP ID SWS/UNP Accession(s)
    A Q6TUJ5_LEIME Q6TUJ5     

    EC, Associated Pathways and Catalytic Sites

    Chain(s) IUBMB KEGG BioCyc      
    C: Cellular Location | F: Molecular Function | P: Biological Process
    Chain A
    GO ID   Ontology GO Term Definition
    6525   Arginine Metabolic Process  The Chemical Reactions and Pathways Involving Arginine 2 Amino 5 (carbamimidamido)pentanoic Acid. 
    4053   Arginase Activity  Catalysis of the Reaction: L Arginine + H2o = L Ornithine + Urea. 
    16787   Hydrolase Activity  Catalysis of the Hydrolysis of Various Bonds E.g. C O C N C C Phosphoric Anhydride Bonds Etc. Hydrolase Is the Systematic Name For Any Enzyme of EC Class 3. 
    16813   Hydrolase Activity Acting On Carbon Nitrogen (but Not Peptide) Bonds in Linear Amidines  Catalysis of the Hydrolysis of Any Non Peptide Carbon Nitrogen Bond in a Linear Amidine a Compound of the Form R C(=nh) Nh2. 
    46872   Metal Ion Binding  Interacting Selectively and Non Covalently with Any Metal Ion. 

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    Genetic Source

    Chain A
    Scientific Name Leishmania mexicana  
    Gene arg
    Host Scientific Name Escherichia coli  
    Host Strain Bl21(de3)
    Host Vector Type Plasmid
    Host Plasmid Name pET200/D-TOPO