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Cysteine oxidation reactions catalyzed by a mononuclear non-heme iron enzyme (OvoA) in ovothiol biosynthesis

Organic Letters

Apr 2, 2014

Heng SongPinghua Liu

Abstract

OvoA in ovothiol biosynthesis is a mononuclear non-heme iron enzyme catalyzing the oxidative coupling between histidine and cysteine. It can also catalyze the oxidative coupling between hercynine and cysteine, yet with a different regio-selectivity. Due to the potential application of t...read more

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Cysteine sulfinate
Cysteine dioxygenase
Citrate de Betaine UPSA
Histidine
Protein NMR Spectroscopy
Cysteine sulfinic acid
Oxidation
Methylhistidines
Cysteine
Catalysis
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Cysteine oxidation reactions catalyzed by a mononuclear non-heme iron enzyme (OvoA) in ovothiol biosynthesis

Organic Letters

Apr 2, 2014

Heng SongPinghua Liu

PMID: 24684381

DOI: 10.1021/ol5005438

Abstract

OvoA in ovothiol biosynthesis is a mononuclear non-heme iron enzyme catalyzing the oxidative coupling between histidine and cysteine. It can also catalyze the oxidative coupling between hercynine and cysteine, yet with a different regio-selectivity. Due to the potential application of t...read more

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Cysteine dioxygenase
Citrate de Betaine UPSA
Histidine
Protein NMR Spectroscopy
Cysteine sulfinic acid
Oxidation
Methylhistidines
Cysteine
Catalysis

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