light-sensitive peptidase

Louis Hom lhom at
Thu Sep 12 00:16:44 EST 1996

In article <517qvs$p3h at>,
Serban San-Marina  <serban at> wrote:
>Dear biologists,
>Does anyone have information on peptidases that can be either activated
>or inactivated by light? I would appreciate any leads. Thanks!

	I don't know of any light-activated/inactivated peptidases, but
it's neat to think about.  It seems likely that there are caging processes
out there for making photo-activatable nucleophilic serines or cysteines.
	Well, maybe. 
Lou Hom >K '93		       	    	       "Into each life a little rain  
lhom at  		        must fall, even in San Diego."	       	      -- from "My Blue Heaven" 

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