light-sensitive peptidase

Louis Hom lhom at nature.berkeley.edu
Thu Sep 12 00:16:44 EST 1996


In article <517qvs$p3h at tor-nn1-hb0.netcom.ca>,
Serban San-Marina  <serban at netcom.ca> 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. 
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