fulltext.study @t Gmail

Flavoprotein monooxygenases, a diverse class of oxidative biocatalysts

Paper ID Volume ID Publish Year Pages File Format Full-Text
25337 43568 2006 20 PDF Available
Title
Flavoprotein monooxygenases, a diverse class of oxidative biocatalysts
Abstract

During the last decades a large number of flavin-dependent monooxygenases have been isolated and studied. This has revealed that flavoprotein monooxygenases are able to catalyze a remarkable wide variety of oxidative reactions such as regioselective hydroxylations and enantioselective sulfoxidations. These oxidation reactions are often difficult, if not impossible, to be achieved using chemical approaches. Analysis of the available genome sequences has indicated that many more flavoprotein monooxygenases exist and await biocatalytic exploration. Based on the known biochemical properties of a number of flavoprotein monooxygenases and sequence and structural analyses, flavoprotein monooxygenases can be classified into six distinct flavoprotein monooxygenase subclasses. This review provides an inventory of known flavoprotein monooxygenases belonging to these different enzyme subclasses. Furthermore, the biocatalytic potential of a selected number of flavoprotein monooxygenases is highlighted.

Keywords
Flavoprotein monooxygenase; Hydroxylation; Sulfoxidation; Epoxidation; Baeyer–Villiger oxidation; Biocatalysis
First Page Preview
Flavoprotein monooxygenases, a diverse class of oxidative biocatalysts
Get Full-Text Now
Don't Miss Today's Special Offer
Price was $35.95
You save - $31
Price after discount Only $4.95
100% Money Back Guarantee
Full-text PDF Download
Online Support
Any Questions? feel free to contact us
Publisher
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: Journal of Biotechnology - Volume 124, Issue 4, 5 August 2006, Pages 670–689
Authors
, , ,
Subjects
Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Bioengineering
Get Full-Text Now
Don't Miss Today's Special Offer
Price was $35.95
You save - $31
Price after discount Only $4.95
100% Money Back Guarantee
Full-text PDF Download
Online Support
Any Questions? feel free to contact us