Identification and structural basis of the reaction catalyzed by CYP121, an essential cytochrome P450 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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Belin , Pascal; Le Du , Marie Hélène; Fielding , Alistair; Lequin , Olivier; Jacquet , Mickaël; Charbonnier , Jean-Baptiste; Lecoq , Alain; Thai , Robert; Courçon , Marie; Masson , Cédric; Dugave , Christophe; Genet , Roger; Pernodet , Jean-Luc; Gondry , Muriel;
  • Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2678619, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0812191106
  • Subject: [SDV.SP.MED]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Pharmaceutical sciences/Medication | [ SDV.BBM ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology | [SDV.BBM.GTP]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Genomics [q-bio.GN] | [SDV.BIO]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biotechnology | [SDV.SP.PHARMA]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Pharmaceutical sciences/Pharmacology | [SDV.BBM.BC]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Biomolecules [q-bio.BM] | Biological Sciences | [ SDV.MP ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Microbiology and Parasitology | [CHIM.ANAL]Chemical Sciences/Analytical chemistry | [SDV.BBM.BS]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Biomolecules [q-bio.BM]

International audience; The gene encoding the cytochrome P450 CYP121 is essential for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. However, the CYP121 catalytic activity remains unknown. Here, we show that the cyclodipeptide cyclo(l-Tyr-l-Tyr) (cYY) binds to CYP121, and is efficiently c... View more
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