penicillinase information

Michael G Abel abel at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Mon Mar 25 13:13:39 EST 1996

On Mon, 25 Mar 1996, Sanford Silverman wrote:

> c holm wrote:
> > 
> > I'm doing a paper on the enzymatic activity of penicillinase.  It will be
> > an overview taking only 6 pages, but I'm having trouble finding
> > information on the net.  I need stuff like structure of the enzyme, what
> > a.a.'s contribute to its function.  Where should I look???

The enzyme that "deactivates" penicillin is called beta-lactamase.  Try 
looking under that heading for the information to include in your overview.

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