Searching for enzyme using NAD(P)H and ADP ---> NAD(P)+ and ATP
dbovee at du.edu
Fri Jan 12 23:14:36 EST 1996
I have been researching this topic, without much luck. I am searching
for a *single* enzyme which catalyzes a reaction ultimately converting
ADP to ATP (presumably using NAD(P)H. I suspected I might find a
dehydrogenase to do this trick...but I haven't had any luck as of yet.
One of the biosynthetic reactions employs TWO enzymes to do this:
glutamine synthetase and glutamine synthase are used in conjunction
whose net reaction makes my products from these reactants. However,
for the experiment I am setting up, I need to minimize this reaction
to a single enzyme...
If you have any ideas, or know of such a system, your help would be
greatly appreciated! Please copy any replies to email, if possible.
Dept. of Chemistry
University of Denver
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