PMID: 36928May 1, 1979

Stability and specificity of extracellular protein inhibitor for trypsin from Actinomyces janthinus 118

N A Andreeva, D N Chermenskiĭ


Some properties of protein inhibitor for trypsin (TI) from Act. janthinus 118 were studied. It was shown that TI has an antitrypsin activity within a wide pH range with a maximum at about 9,5. At 4 degrees and 20 degrees C TI is stable for 24 hours within the pH range of 6,0--11,0. At 100 degrees C TI is more stable in the slightly acid region of pH than at neutral or alkaline conditions. Trypsin and chymotrypsin inactivate the inhibitor for 8 hours. TI inhibits trypsin, fibrinolysin, subtilisin, pronase and terrilytin, but have no effect on chymotrypsin, thrombin, papain and pepsin. The dissociation constants for the trypsin-inhibitor complex were found to be 1,7.10-8 M, 4,1.10-9 M and 2,4.10-10 M, with casein, p-nitroanilide benzoylarginine and tosylarginine methyl ester used as substrates, respectively. The corresponding dissociation rate constants for the subtilisin-inhibitor complex were equal to 1.10-9 M and 4.10-10 M with casein and carbobenzoxy-L-alanyl-L-alanyl-L-leucin p-nitroanilide used as substrates, respectively.

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