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  1. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin or α1-antitrypsin (A1AT) is a protease inhibitor belonging to the serpin superfamily. It is generally known as serum trypsin inhibitor. Alpha 1-antitrypsin is also referred to as alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor (A1PI) because it inhibits a wide variety of proteases. It protects tissRead more

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  2. Fibrinogen is an acute phase protein that is part of the coagulation cascade of proteins. The end result of the cascade is the production of thrombin that converts fibrinogen to fibrin. Thrombin rapidly proteolyzes fibrinogen, releasing fibrinopeptide A. The loss of this small peptide is not sufficiRead more

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  3. Diacylglycerol kinase (DGK or DAGK) is a family of enzymes that catalyzes the conversion of diacylglycerol (DAG) to phosphatidic acid (PA) utilizing ATP as a source of the phosphate. In non-stimulated cells, DGK activity is low allowing DAG to be used for glycerophospholipid biosynthesis but on receRead more

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  4. Purified cyclohexanone monooxygenase is a versatile oxygenation catalyst. The enzyme uses the bound FAD-4a-OOH oxygenating intermediate to initiate transfer of oxygen to electrophilic substrate sites. The reaction consequently yields the corresponding sulfoxide and selenoxide products. This enzyme iRead more

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  5. Citrate synthase catalyses the conversion of Citrate to acetyl-CoA in the presence of coenzyme-A with the release of H2O and oxaloacetate. The enzyme has a molecular weight of 85 kDa and a pI of 6.1-6.6. It is inhibited by fluoroacetyl-CoA, palmitoyl-CoA, and citroyl-CoA. It is also inhibited when iRead more

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  6. Carboxypeptidase B (or peptidyl-L-lysine (-L-arginine) hydrolase) catalyzes the hydrolysis of the basic amino acids, lysine, arginine, and ornithine from the C-terminal position of polypeptides. It has been shown to be a single polypeptide of 34 kDa Da. Trypsin is capable of converting native enzymeRead more

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  7. What is COX-1?

    COX-1 catalyzes the conversion of arachidonic acid to prostaglandin H2 (the first step in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and prostacyclins). It is involved in the homeostatic role of eicosanoids and constitutively almost all animal tissues. Has an apparent KM of 8.3 μM for arachidRead more

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  8. The expressed caspase-9 (https://www.creative-enzymes.com/similar/Caspase-9_103.html) spontaneously undergoes autoprocessing to yield the subunits characteristic of the native enzyme. Active enzyme purified from E. coliThis product is useful in screening caspase inhibitors for pharmaceutical ApplicaRead more

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  9. Caspase-7 (https://www.creative-enzymes.com/similar/Caspase-7_102.html) is a member of the caspase (cysteine aspartate protease) family of proteins, and has been shown to be an executioner protein of apoptosis. Sequential activation of caspases plays a central role in the execution-phase of cell apoRead more

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  10. Caspase-7 is a member of the caspase (cysteine aspartate protease) family of proteins, and has been shown to be an executioner protein of apoptosis. Sequential activation of caspases plays a central role in the execution-phase of cell apoptosis. Caspases exist as inactive proenzymes that undergo proRead more

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