Catalysis Progress in Research: Proceedings of the NATO by C. Veeger (auth.), Fred Basolo, Robert L. Burwell Jr. (eds.)

By C. Veeger (auth.), Fred Basolo, Robert L. Burwell Jr. (eds.)

This convention on Catalysis was once held lower than the auspices ofthe NATO technological know-how Committee as a part of its carrying on with attempt to advertise the valuable growth of technological know-how via overseas cooperation. The technological know-how Committee meetings are intentionally designed and struc­ tured to concentration professional realization on what's now not recognized, instead of what's identified. The contributors are rigorously chosen to assemble various complementary viewpoints. via extensive crew dialogue, they search to arrive contract on conclusions and suggestions for destiny learn on the way to be of worth to the medical neighborhood. We think that the endeavour has been relatively profitable within the pre­ despatched case. a few twenty-five papers, both within the type of reprints or in particular written studies have been contributed through the members for improve movement, to stipulate the state-of-the paintings within the 3 parts ofheterogeneous, homogeneous and metalloenzyme catalysis and to concentration realization on key difficulties. the provision of this history fabric precluded the necessity for long intro­ ductory displays and accepted swift initiation of interdisciplinary discussions. All members gave generously and enthusiastically in their services and energy in the course of the week of the assembly, of ten gone general bedtime hours, and we expand to them our deep gratitude.

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7 A. With this structural information available some of the solution data suggest additional complexities in the mechanism of catalysis. Phosphate binding studies, 32P-labelling studies, and 'burst kinetics' at low pH have alI CATALYSIS BY METALLOENZYMES Fig. 12. 7 Â resolution. shown that only one active site can be labelled or is operat ing at any instant, even though the enzyme must contain two identical metal sites related by two-fold symmetry. The electron-density map clearly shows that the two Zn(II) ions are too far apart for both to be located in a single active site.

A brief comment needs to be made about 'efficient' and 'non-efficient' catalysis in these systems. l. It is almost impossible to remove the last traces of Zn(II) from many of these enzymes. Since enzymes are active at such small concentrations there is always at best a 1-5% background activity arising from Zn(II) contamination. Thus the only meaningful difference at the very best is between 1 and 100% activity or two orders of magnitude. Thus we can say that an inactive metal is at least 10 2 less effecti~e, but we cannot eliminate the possibility that this might actua1ly be 1010 less effective.

As far as support for this mechanism from the X-ray structure is concerned, the presence of a solvent-occupied coordination position is compatible. Also there are no other groups in the immediate vicinity of the metal ion that can participate directly in catalysis except possibly in substrate binding or possibly by formation of certain hydrogen bonds. alteration of mechanism 30 . Mechanisms involving H2C03 as substrate have been proposed incorporating the ZnOH2 F ZnOH+ + H+ equilibrium 10 • If the ionization on the protein participating in activity is not assigned to the ZnOH2, then another group participating in the mechanism, or a composite pH-change in the enzyme producing an apparent pKa must be evoked.

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