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Structural insight into the catalytic mechanism of a cis-epoxysuccinate hydrolase producing enantiomerically pure D(−)-tartaric acid

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Abstract

Crystal structure determination and mutagenesis analysis of a cis-epoxysuccinate hydrolase which produces enantiomerically pure D(−)-tartaric acids revealed a zinc ion and essential residues in the stereoselective mechanism for the catalytic reaction of the small mirror symmetric substrate.

Graphical abstract: Structural insight into the catalytic mechanism of a cis-epoxysuccinate hydrolase producing enantiomerically pure d(−)-tartaric acid

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The article was received on 01 Jun 2018, accepted on 09 Jul 2018 and first published on 09 Jul 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04398A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 8482-8485
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    Structural insight into the catalytic mechanism of a cis-epoxysuccinate hydrolase producing enantiomerically pure D(−)-tartaric acid

    S. Dong, X. Liu, G. Cui, Q. Cui, X. Wang and Y. Feng, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 8482
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04398A

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