Wayne R. Baker
baker at iastate.edu
Mon Jul 24 19:14:31 EST 1995
Wedigo von Wedel <100335.3627 at CompuServe.COM> wrote
:Just read an article about changes in pKa of histidine residues in
:barnase depending on their positions relative to the membrane
:spanning alpha-helix (Sancho et al., Biochem. 1992, 31,
:2253-2258). Unfortunately the authors dont give a hint concerning
:the enzymatic activity of barnase and I cannot find it in
:Since there is an examination coming up on Friday I would be
:grateful if anybody could give a short description about
:the physiological function of barnase.
It's an extracellular guanine-specific ribonuclease from B.
amyloliquefaciens. Take a look at Bycroft et. al (1991) Biochemistry
vol. 30 p8697 and Hartley (1989) TIBS vol 14 p450.
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