Mr Vid Mohan-Ram
k9mhc at .rfhsm.ac.uk
Tue Apr 16 07:40:54 EST 1996
ok...divalent cations,eg mg+2 and ca+2, form ionic associations
with atp...now...the questions are:
1) can atp bind to its binding pocket in the absence of these cations?
2) if it can bind does catalytic activity remain?
3) is a mg+2 ion required in the base of the binding pocket in
order for hydrolysis?
this is with respect to myosin heavy chain atpases so any relevent
help there would be appreciated.....
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