Jul 26, 1982

The effect of aging on rat liver phosphoglycerate kinase and comparison with the muscle enzyme

Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta
L S Hiremath, M Rothstein

Abstract

Pure liver phosphoglycerate kinase (ATP:3-phospho-D-glycerate 1-phosphotransferase, EC 2.7.2.3) from old rats has been found to be an altered enzyme with certain properties which are dissimilar to those of the enzyme obtained from young animals. Stability during storage, sensitivity to heat, response to antiserum and stability during isoelectric focusing differ. Unchanged are molecular weight, specific activity, Km, reactivity of SH groups, blocked N-terminal residue and leucine for the C-terminal residue. Liver phosphoglycerate kinase differs substantially from the muscle enzyme. Among the differences are stability, heat-sensitivity, Km for 3-phosphoglyceric acid, inactivation by urea and response to antiserum. Nonetheless, a number of properties suggest that the liver and muscle enzymes are similar in structure. Both react with antisera prepared to phosphoglycerate kinase from muscle and liver, respectively. For both enzymes, the N-terminal residue is blocked and the C-terminal amino acid is leucine. The muscle form has been named phosphoglycerate kinase-1 or A. The only previously known isozyme is the testis enzyme, phosphoglycerate kinase-2 or B. We therefore propose that the liver enzyme be known as phosphoglycerate kinase...Continue Reading

  • References5
  • Citations16

References

Mentioned in this Paper

Benign Neoplasm of Testis
Carboxy-Terminal Amino Acid
Enzymes, antithrombotic
Carmol
Neoplasm of Uncertain or Unknown Behavior of Testis
Phosphoglycerate KINASE
Immune Sera
Hot Temperature
Senility
Phosphoglycerate kinase, testis specific

About this Paper

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.

Synthetic Genetic Array Analysis

Synthetic genetic arrays allow the systematic examination of genetic interactions. Here is the latest research focusing on synthetic genetic arrays and their analyses.

Position Effect Variegation

Position Effect Variagation occurs when a gene is inactivated due to its positioning near heterochromatic regions within a chromosome. Discover the latest research on Position Effect Variagation here.

Head And Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinomas account for >90% of all tumors in the head and neck region. Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma incidence has increased dramatically recently with little improvement in patient outcomes. Here is the latest research on this aggressive malignancy.

Signaling in Adult Neurogenesis

Neural stem cells play a critical role in the production of neuronal cells in neurogenesis is of great importance. Of interest is the role signalling mechanisms in adult neurogenesis. Discover the latest research on signalling in adult neurogenesis.

Psychiatric Chronotherapy

Psychiatric Chronotherapy considers the circadian rhythm as a major factor for optimizing therapeutic efficacy of psychiatric interventions. Discover the latest research on Psychiatric Chronotherapy here.

Epigenetic Memory

Epigenetic memory refers to the heritable genetic changes that are not explained by the DNA sequence. Find the latest research on epigenetic memory here.

Bone Marrow Neoplasms

Bone Marrow Neoplasms are cancers that occur in the bone marrow. Discover the latest research on Bone Marrow Neoplasms here.

Related Papers

Mechanisms of Ageing and Development
H K Sharma, M Rothstein
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
K C Yuh, A Gafni
Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta
S K Gupta, M Rothstein
© 2020 Meta ULC. All rights reserved