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Inhibition studies on guanine aminohydrolase.

Brian Joseph Keogh

Inhibition studies on guanine aminohydrolase.

by Brian Joseph Keogh

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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PhD thesis, Biochemistry.

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Open LibraryOL21847611M

We investigated the formation mechanisms of the nucleobases adenine and guanine and the nucleobase analogues hypoxanthine, xanthine, isoguanine, and 2,6-diaminopurine in a UV-irradiated mixed H2O:NH3 ice seeded with precursor purine by using ab initio and density functional theory computations. Our quantum chemical investigations suggest that a multistep reaction mechanism involving. The study of gouty arthritis has provided a common meeting ground for the research interests of both the basic scientist and the clinician. The interest of the chemist in gout began with the isolation of uric acid from a concretion of the urinary tract by the Swedish chemist SCHEELE. The same.

The purpose of our study was to determine whether Gi-mediated control over adenylyl cyclase in preglomerular arteriolar smooth muscle cells (PGASMC) is enhanced in the spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR). PGASMC were cultured from preglomerular microvessels isolated from adult SHR ( wk of age) and age-matched WKY rats. Confluent monolayers of cells in third passage were used for the. The alkylation reaction of guanine and N‐acetylguanine with model compounds such as isopropyl bromide or 4‐heptyl tosylate were reaction conditions such as temperature, solvent, base, and catalyst were examined for their effects on the reaction rate, and the yield and regioselectivity of the coupling reaction.

The inhibitory guanine nucleotide- binding protein (N i) of adenylate cyclase was measured by incorporation of [32 P]ADP-ribose from [32 P]NAD into the 39K subunit of N i catalyzed by pertussis toxin. The ADPribosyltransferase activity of the toxin was expressed through incubation with dithiothreitol and erythrocyte membranes. Get this from a library! Bodman / COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as .


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Inhibition studies on guanine aminohydrolase by Brian Joseph Keogh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Initially the possible effect of guanine on BLM Na +-ATPase activity was tion of isolated BLM with guanine for 10 min reduced the Na +-ATPase activity in a dose-dependent manner, reaching a maximal inhibitory effect at 10 Inhibition studies on guanine aminohydrolase. book M (Fig.

1A). Under these conditions, the enzyme activity decreased from 23 (control) to nmol Pi mg −1 min −1, corresponding to an inhibition Cited by: 2. Another guanine analog, 6-thioguanine, was used in some studies and was found to be a very poor substrate for GAH.

Deamination of 3-deazaguanine by GAH could not be demonstrated at pH, or However, this compound was an excellent competitive inhibitor of the en- CHARACTERIZATION OF GUANINE AMINOHYDROLASE FIG. by:   A Unique Ring-Expanded Acyclic Nucleoside Analogue that Inhibits Both Adenosine Deaminase (ADA) and Guanine Deaminase (GDA; Guanase): Synthesis and Enzyme Inhibition Studies of 4,6-Diamino-8Hhydroxyethoxymethyliminoimidazo[4,5-e][1,3]diazepine.

Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters11 (22), DOI: /SX(01 Cited by: 7. Guanine deaminase (guanine aminohydrolase, EC ) catalyzes the hydrolytic deamination of guanine to xanthine. A rapid procedure for the partial purification of guanine deaminase fromTrypanosoma cruzi using granulated bed electrofocusing was developed.

Supernatants of cell sonicates (40, g) were subjected to electrofocusing with a broad range ampholyte (pH 4–9).Cited by: 3. Guanine is one of the five main nucleobases found in the nucleic acids DNA and RNA.

Guanine is a derivative of purine, consisting of a fused pyrimidine-imidazole ring system with conjugated double bonds. Being unsaturated, the bicyclic molecule is planar. The guanine nucleoside is called guanosine.

The first isolation of guanine was reported in. Guanine nucleotide binding proteins (G proteins) couple receptors to a variety of effector systems. These proteins are heterotrimers, consisting of α, β and γ subunits. Activation of G proteins by. The purine salvage enzyme hypoxanthine-guanine-xanthine phosphoribosyltransferase (HGXPRT) is essential for purine nucleotide and hence nucleic acid synthesis in the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum.

Acyclic nucleoside phosphonates (ANPs) are analogues of the nucleotide product of the reaction, comprising a purine base joined by a linker to a phosphonate moiety. GSK (JTP) is an inhibitor of MEK activity and activation with favorable pharmacokinetic properties for sustained in vivo pathway inhibition.

Clin. Cancer Res. 17, – (). Guanine aminohydrolase in rat and mouse red cells: a potent inhibitor of guanylation of tRNA. Farkas WR, Singh RD. The red blood cells of mice and rats contained guanine aminohydrolase (EC ). This enzyme was not present in rabbit, sheep or human red blood cells.

The enzyme from rat blood cells was separated into two activities by. In product inhibition studies, the results show that magnesium pyrophosphate (MgPPi) is a noncompetitive inhibitor with respect to dimagnesium phosphoribose pyrophosphate (Mg2PRPP).

Studies with isolated subunits of transducin in a reconstituted system. Cerione RA, Staniszewski C, Gierschik P, Codina J, Somers RL, Birnbaumer L, Spiegel AM, Caron MG, Lefkowitz RJ. The retinal nucleotide regulatory protein, transducin, can substitute for the inhibitory guanine nucleotide-binding regulatory protein (Ni) in inhibiting.

Adenine Aminohydrolase from Leishmania donovani unique enzyme in parasite purine metabolism Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Biological Chemistry (10) March with Reads.

Guanine (/ ˈ ɡ w ɑː n ɪ n /; or G, Gua) is one of the four main nucleobases found in the nucleic acids DNA and RNA, the others being adenine, cytosine, and thymine (uracil in RNA). In DNA, guanine is paired with guanine nucleoside is called guanosine.

With the formula C 5 H 5 N 5 O, guanine is a derivative of purine, consisting of a fused pyrimidine-imidazole ring system. Inhibition of hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase by acyclic nucleoside phosphonates: a new class of antimalarial therapeutics.

[Dianne T Keough, Dana Hocková, Antonín Holý, Lieve M J Naesens, Tina S Skinner-Adams, John de Jersey, Luke W Guddat] PMID AUTO-INHIBITION MECHANISM OF THE GUANINE NUCLEOTIDE EXCHANGE FACTOR TIAM1.

by Zhen Xu A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biochemistry in the Graduate College of The University of Iowa August Thesis Supervisor: Associate Professor Ernesto J.

Fuentes. Summary: This gene encodes an enzyme responsible for the hydrolytic deamination of guanine. Studies in rat ortholog suggest this gene plays a role in microtubule assembly. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.

[provided by RefSeq, Nov ]. The Rho family of guanosine triphosphatases (GTPases) function as binary molecular switches, which play an important role in the regulation of actin cytoskeleton rearrangement and are involved in several critical cellular processes including cell adhesion, division and migration.

Rho GTPases are specifically activated by their associated guanine nucleotide exchange factors (RhoGEFs). In molecular biology, the Guanosine dissociation inhibitors (GDIs) constitute a family of small GTPases that serve a regulatory role in vesicular membrane traffic. GDIs bind to the GDP-bound form of Rho and Rab small GTPases and not only prevent exchange (maintaining the small GTPase in an off-state), but also prevent the small GTPase from localizing at the membrane, which is their place of.

HISTORY IN MEDICINE Lead nephropathy: early leads from descriptive studies K. Chow,1,2 Z. Liu2 and C. Szeto1 1Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong and 2Artificial Cells and Organs Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Many cell-surface receptors for hormones appear to exert their effects on target cells by interacting with specific guanine nucleotide binding regulatory proteins (G-proteins) which couple.

Other articles where Hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase is discussed: metabolic disease: Purine and pyrimidine disorders: a deficiency in the enzyme hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase.

The nervous system is affected, resulting in writhing movements in the first year of life, after a period of normal development. A particularly troublesome feature is the occurrence .Epidermal keratinocytes are considered as the most important neighboring cells that modify melanogenesis.

Our previous study used microarray to show that guanine deaminase (GDA) gene expression is highly increased in melasma lesions. Hence, we investigated the role of GDA in skin pigmentation. We examined GDA expression in post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) lesions.

"Guanine Nucleotide Dissociation Inhibitors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings).Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.