Xenon Derivatives

Chris Hosfield chris at crystal
Fri Mar 20 17:13:39 EST 1998


Hello all,

I am aware that serine proteases seem to have a specific Xenon binding
site at the active site, as a few such cases have been reported.  I was 
wondering if anyone has heard if cysteine proteases, such as papain,
which have a very similar active site to the serine proteases, also have
a xenon-binding capability at the active site.   If so, which proteins 
are they?

Sincerely,

Chris Hosfield
email:  chris at crystal.biochem.queensu.ca
Queen's University
Kingston, ON
CANADA




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