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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Thomas G. Spiro.
SeriesMetal ions in biology,, v. 7
ContributionsSpiro, Thomas G., 1935-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP601.75.M64 M64 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 611 p. :
Number of Pages611
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3025952M
ISBN 100471885428
LC Control Number85006343

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Molybdenum and Molybdenum-Containing Enzymes is a collection of papers that deals with the various concerns with molybdenum-containing enzymes. The text first covers the organometallic chemistry of molybdenum, and then proceeds to tackling molybdenum-containing enzymes, such as xanthine oxidase, aldehyde oxidase, and sulphite oxidase. Structure and Environment of Metal Clusters in the Nitrogenase Molybdenum—Iron Protein from Clostridium pasteurianum Jeffrey T. Bolin, Nino Campobasso, Steven W. Muchmore, T. Vance Morgan, and Leonard E. Mortenson Chap pp DOI: /bkch Volume 7, divided into two parts, covers the nitrogenase enzyme complex and the molybdenum redox enzymes. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. There has been enormous progress in our understanding of molybdenum and tungsten enzymes and relevant inorganic complexes of molybdenum and tungsten over the past twenty years. This set of three books provides a timely and comprehensive overview of the field and documents the latest research. The first volume in the set focusses on the enzymes themselves, and discusses active sites and.

There has been enormous progress in our understanding of molybdenum and tungsten enzymes and relevant inorganic complexes of molybdenum and tungsten over the past twenty years. This set of three books provides a timely and comprehensive overview of the field and documents the latest research. Building on the first volume that focussed on biochemistry aspects, the second volume in the set. All eukaryotic molybdenum (Mo) enzymes contain in their active site a Mo Cofactor (Moco), which is formed by a tricyclic pyranopterin with a dithiolene chelating the Mo atom. Here, the eukaryotic Moco biosynthetic pathway and the eukaryotic Moco enzymes are overviewed, including nitrate reductase (NR), sulfite oxidase, xanthine oxidoreductase, aldehyde oxidase, and the last one discovered, the.   The trace element molybdenum is essential for nearly all organisms and forms the catalytic centre of a large variety of enzymes such as nitrogenase, nitrate reductases, sulphite oxidase .   Description The book will cover the bio-, inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry of molybdenum containing enzymes, including mononuclear molybdenum-containing enzymes, the complex Fe/Mo enzyme nitrogenase, and also tungsten enzymes. The full range of physicochemical methods that are used to investigate their and function will be covered.

  The following chapters in Molybdenum and Tungsten Enzymes: Inorganic Chemistry review advances in the field of molybdenum- and tungsten-dependent oxidoreductases and nitrogenase by bioinorganic model chemistry, or more precisely the synthetic and catalytic evaluation of model systems. All this falls into the core expertise of two of the three outstanding Author: Russ Hille. Molybdenum functions as a cofactor for a limited number of enzymes in humans. The primary criterion used to set an Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) is molybdenum balance in controlled studies with specific amounts of molybdenum consumed. Adjustments are made for the bioavailability of molybdenum. The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for adult men and women is 45 μg/day. There has been enormous progress in our understanding of molybdenum and tungsten enzymes and relevant inorganic complexes of molybdenum and tungsten over the past twenty years. This set of three books provides a timely and comprehensive overview of the field and documents the latest research. Molybdenum Enzymes In humans there are four molybdenum enzymes: xanthine oxidoreductase (XO), aldehyde oxidase (AO) and the mitochondrial amidoxime-reducing enzymes called mARC1 and 2. XO is the final enzyme of purine catabolism, converting hypoxanthine and xanthine to uric acid. It produces superoxide anions and hydrogen peroxide.