Essays about: "Aquifex aeolicus"

Found 1 essay containing the words Aquifex aeolicus.

  1. 1. Characterization of two Protein Disulfide Oxidoreductases from Thermophilic Organisms Pyrococcus furiosus and Aquifex aeolicus : Characterization of two Protein Disulfide Oxidoreductases

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för livsvetenskaper

    Author : Karin Fürtenbach; [2008]
    Keywords : PDO; protein disulfide oxidoreductase; Pyrococcus furiosus; Aquifex aeolicus; disulfide;

    Abstract : Members of the thioredoxin superfamily of proteins catalyze disulfide bond reduction and oxidation using the active site C-X-X-C sequence. In hyperthermophilic organisms, cysteine side chains were expected in low abundance since they were not believed to endure the high temperatures under which they grow. READ MORE