PMID: 6962Jun 1, 1976

Observation of individual carboxyl groups in hen egg-white lysozyme by use of high field 13C-nuclear magnetic resonance

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
H Shindo, J S Cohen

Abstract

Several of the carboxyl carbon atom resonances of hen egg-white lysozyme (mucopeptide N-acetylmuramoyl hydrolase, EC 3.2.1.17) have been resolved by 13C-nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) at 68 MHz. The change in chemical shift of the carboxyl carbon atom resonances, as a function of pH, has enabled the distinction of these resonances against the background of many nontitrating carbonyl group resonances. Several apparent microscopic ionization constants have been determined from the carboxyl group NMR titration curves, and possible assignments are discussed. Preliminary experiments were carried out in the presence of cobaltous ion, and selective shifts of several resonances were observed. Our results indicate the possibility of the direct observation of a wide range of single functional groups of proteins in solution by NMR techniques.

References

Jan 15, 1973·European Journal of Biochemistry·M H FreedmanJ S Cohen
Jan 23, 1974·Journal of the American Chemical Society·A R QuirtM H Freedman
May 23, 1972·Biochemistry·C Tanford, R Roxby
Jun 28, 1972·Journal of the American Chemical Society·M Christl, J D Roberts
Oct 1, 1967·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·D H MeadowsO Jardetzky
Apr 10, 1969·Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications·C C McDonald, W D Phillips

Citations

Nov 3, 2007·Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta·Vipin AgarwalBernd Reif
Jul 1, 1990·International Journal of Peptide and Protein Research·M BernardP Jollès
Jan 1, 1978·CRC Critical Reviews in Biochemistry·J S Cohen

Related Concepts

Carboxylic Acids
Cobalt
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Leftose
In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy
Protein Conformation

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a rare rheumatic disease that affects children. Symptoms include joint pain, but also fevers and skin rashes. Here is the latest on this disease.

Chromatin Regulation and Circadian Clocks

The circadian clock plays an important role in regulating transcriptional dynamics through changes in chromatin folding and remodelling. Discover the latest research on Chromatin Regulation and Circadian Clocks here.

Central Pontine Myelinolysis

Central Pontine Myelinolysis is a neurologic disorder caused most frequently by rapid correction of hyponatremia and is characterized by demyelination that affects the central portion of the base of the pons. Here is the latest research on this disease.

Myocardial Stunning

Myocardial stunning is a mechanical dysfunction that persists after reperfusion of previously ischemic tissue in the absence of irreversible damage including myocardial necrosis. Here is the latest research.

Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia

Pontocerebellar hypoplasias are a group of neurodegenerative autosomal recessive disorders with prenatal onset, atrophy or hypoplasia of the cerebellum, hypoplasia of the ventral pons, microcephaly, variable neocortical atrophy and severe mental and motor impairments. Here is the latest research on pontocerebellar hypoplasia.

Cell Atlas Along the Gut-Brain Axis

Profiling cells along the gut-brain axis at the single cell level will provide unique information for each cell type, a three-dimensional map of how cell types work together to form tissues, and insights into how changes in the map underlie health and disease of the GI system and its crosstalk with the brain. Disocver the latest research on single cell analysis of the gut-brain axis here.

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive degenerative disease that occurs in individuals that suffer repetitive brain trauma. Discover the latest research on traumatic encephalopathy here.