Enzymes as mechanical devices

dnicker at vax.oxford.ac.uk dnicker at vax.oxford.ac.uk
Thu May 20 14:46:12 EST 1993


In article <1993May12.105040.13658 at ac.dal.ca>, nvett at ac.dal.ca writes:
> Hi all,
> 	I was wondering what everyone out there thinks about the recent article 
> by R.J.P.Williams (TIBS, April 1993) on enzymes as mechanical devices.  I did
> not think that it was an entirely new concept, especially for people who 
> appreciate protein structure, but I think it is a very elegant elaboration
> of the conformational changes on an enzyme molecule during catalysis.  I would
> like to initiate a discussion on this if anyone is interested--to get a general
> idea of what you people think.  Thanks a lot. 
> 
> 
> Nat Vettakkorumakankav
> Department of Biochemistry


Hi there Nat, 

Is seems response is a bit slow in coming on your proposed discussion. . . if
there seems to be interest I have spoken to RJP Williams and he would be
interested in participating.  Guess we'll wait a few more days eh?  :)

							Darren Nickerson
							A Canadian in the UK



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