Motion in Themolysin, Elastase, neutral proteases [thermo]

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Classification Known Domain Motion, Unclassifiable Mechanism [D-?-2]

Structures
1EZM Conformation 1 [ PartsList ]
4TMN Conformation 2 [ PartsList ]

Description
Bending interdomain helix

Particular values describing motion
Creation Date = 19970822
Modification Date = 19970822
Experimental Methods = x (Traditional x-ray)

References
D R Holland, D E Tronrud, H W Pley, K M Flaherty, W Stark, J N Jansonius, D B McKay and B W Matthews (1992). Structural Comparison Suggests That Thermolysin and Related Neutral Proteases Undergo Hinge-Bending Motion During Catalysis. Biochemistry. 31: 11310-11316. [Medline info for 93376766]
M M Thayer, K M Flaherty and D B McKay (1991). Three-Dimensional Structure of the Elastase of Pseudomonas aeruginosa at 1.5 Å Resolution. J. Biol. Chem. 266: 2864-2871. [Medline info for 93376766]

GO terms associated with structures
Molecular functionzinc ion binding, metalloendopeptidase activity, metallopeptidase activity
Cellular componentextracellular region
Biological processproteolysis and peptidolysis


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