Visualization of dioxygen bound to copper during enzyme catalysis.Wilmot, C.M., Hajdu, J., McPherson, M.J., Knowles, P.F., Phillips, S.E.
(1999) Science 286: 1724-1728
- PubMed: 10576737
- Primary Citation of Related Structures:
- PubMed Abstract:
- The Active Site Base Controls Cofactor Reactivity in Escherichia coli Amine Oxidase: X-ray Crystallographic Studies with Mutational Variants.
Murray, J.M.,Saysell, C.G.,Wilmot, C.M.,Tambyrajah, W.S.,Jaeger, J.,Knowles, P.F.,Phillips, S.E.,McPherson, M.J.
(1999) Biochemistry 38: 8217
- Crystal Structure of a Quinoenzyme: Copper Amine Oxidase of Escherichia coli at 2 Angstroms Resolution.
Parsons, M.R.,Convery, M.A.,Wilmot, C.M.,Yadav, K.D.S.,Blakeley, V.,Corner, A.S.,Phillips, S.E.,McPherson, M.J.,Knowles, P.F.
(1995) Structure 3: 1171
- Catalytic Mechanism of the Quinoenzyme Amine Oxidase from Escherichia coli: Exploring the Reductive Half-Reaction.
Wilmot, C.M.,Murray, J.M.,Alton, G.,Parsons, M.R.,Convery, M.A.,Blakeley, V.,Corner, A.S.,Palcic, M.M.,Knowles, P.F.,McPherson, M.J.,Knowles, P.F.
(1997) Biochemistry 36: 1608
X-ray crystal structures of three species related to the oxidative half of the reaction of the copper-containing quinoprotein amine oxidase from Escherichia coli have been determined. Crystals were freeze-trapped either anaerobically or aerobically a ...
X-ray crystal structures of three species related to the oxidative half of the reaction of the copper-containing quinoprotein amine oxidase from Escherichia coli have been determined. Crystals were freeze-trapped either anaerobically or aerobically after exposure to substrate, and structures were determined to resolutions between 2.1 and 2.4 angstroms. The oxidation state of the quinone cofactor was investigated by single-crystal spectrophotometry. The structures reveal the site of bound dioxygen and the proton transfer pathways involved in oxygen reduction. The quinone cofactor is regenerated from the iminoquinone intermediate by hydrolysis involving Asp383, the catalytic base in the reductive half-reaction. Product aldehyde inhibits the hydrolysis, making release of product the rate-determining step of the reaction in the crystal.
Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology, School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.