This volume is devoted solely to the research area of metalloenzymes involving amino acid-residue and related radicals. Topics covered include: general considerations; structure, function and engineering of peroxidases; and ribonucleotide reductase in mammalian systems.
Table of Contents
Free Radicals and Metalloenzymes. General Considerations * Peroxidases: Structure, Function, and Engineering * Photosystem II * Ribonucleotide Reductase in Mammalian Systems * Manganese-Dependent Ribonucleotide Reduction and Overproduction of Nucleotides in Coryneform Bacteria * Prostaglandin Endoperoxide Synthases * Diol Dehydrase from Clostridium Glycolicum: The Non-B12-Dependent Enzyme * Diol Dehydrase and Glycerol Dehydrase, Coenzyme B12-Dependent Isozymes * Adenosyl (Cobalamin) Vitamin B12 Coenzyme)-Dependent Enzymes * S-Adenosylmethionine-Dependent Radical Formation in Anaerobic Systems * The Free Radical Coupled Copper Active Site of Galactose Oxidase * Amine Oxidases * Bacterial Transport of and Resistance to Copper.
". . .an excellent review of the current understanding of metalloproteins and free radicals in biological systems. . .well written. . .This book should be on the shelf of those interested in metalloproteins. "