Covalent modification of the β-1,4-N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase of Streptococcus faecium with 5-mercaptouridine monophosphate

D. L. Dolinger, V. L. Schramm, G. D. Shockman

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Abstract

Purified β-1,4-N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase (muramidase-1; EC 3.2.1.17) of Streptococcus faecium ATCC 9790 has been shown to be covalently substituted with ≃12 mol equivalents of monomeric 5-mercaptouridine monophosphate. All 12 residues are present on the proteolytically processed 87-kDa active form of the enzyme. A peptide fragment containing 5-mercaptouridine, tyrosine, alanine, glycine, and leucine was isolated consistent with an O-phosphate linkage of the nucleotide to tyrosine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6667-6671
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume85
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Covalent modification of the β-1,4-N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase of Streptococcus faecium with 5-mercaptouridine monophosphate'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this