Peroxisomal localization and activation by bivalent metal ions of ureidoglycolate lyase, the enzyme involved in urate degradation in Candida tropicalis

Y. Takada, N. Tsukiji

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Abstract

Ureidoglycolate lyase (EC 4.3.2.3) was found only in the peroxisomes in urate-induced Candida tropicalis. The enzyme was markedly activated by the bivalent metal ions Mn2+, Fe2+, and Ni2+. The activation by Mn2+ was suggested to be the result of its binding to the apoenzyme.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2284-2286
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Volume169
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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ureidoglycollate lyase
Apoenzymes
Candida tropicalis
Lyases
Peroxisomes
Uric Acid
Metals
Ions
Enzymes

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Peroxisomal localization and activation by bivalent metal ions of ureidoglycolate lyase, the enzyme involved in urate degradation in Candida tropicalis. / Takada, Y.; Tsukiji, N.

In: Journal of Bacteriology, Vol. 169, No. 5, 1987, p. 2284-2286.

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