pH optimum of enzymes and physiological pH

Stephane Vuilleumier vuilleumier at
Wed May 13 02:28:34 EST 1998

Hi all,

can somebody point me to a good (recent?) discussion of the relevance
of enzyme pH optimum to cell physiological pH (perhaps especially
in bacteria?)

what is the current consensus on the topic (if there is one)?



Stephane Vuilleumier
Mikrobiologisches Institut
ETH-Zurich                  Tel:   (+41) 1 632 33 57
ETH-Zentrum/LFV             Fax:   (+41) 1 632 11 48
8092 Zurich                 email: svuilleu at

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