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Identification of a new class of cytochrome P450 from a Rhodococcus sp.
A degenerate set of PCR primers were used to clone a gene encoding a cytochrome P450 (the P450RhF gene) from Rhodococcus sp. strain NCIMB 9784 which is of unique primary structural organization.Expand
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Insights into Sequence–Activity Relationships amongst Baeyer–Villiger Monooxygenases as Revealed by the Intragenomic Complement of Enzymes from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1
The Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 genome encodes a number of enzymes that can be exploited as biocatalysts. Study of the substrate spectrum and enantioselectivity of Baeyer–Villiger monooxygenases from R.Expand
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Structural insights into substrate specificity and solvent tolerance in alcohol dehydrogenase ADH-'A' from Rhodococcus ruber DSM 44541.
The structure of the alcohol dehydrogenase ADH-'A' from Rhodococcus ruber reveals possible reasons for its remarkable tolerance to organic co-solvents and suggests new directions forExpand
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Cytochromes P450: exploiting diversity and enabling application as biocatalysts.
  • G. Grogan
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current opinion in chemical biology
  • 1 April 2011
The remarkable chemical reactivity and substrate range displayed by cytochromes P450 (P450s) renders them attractive as potential catalysts for a host of challenging chemical reactions in industry.Expand
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Enzymatic Baeyer–Villiger oxidations of some bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-ones using monooxygenases from Pseudomonas putida NCIMB 10007: enantioselective preparation of a precursor of azadirachtin
Two monooxygenases MO1 (NADH dependent) and MO2 (NADPH dependent) isolated from Ps. putida NCIMB 10007 [grown on (+)-camphor] have been utilized as biocatalysts in Baeyer–Villiger oxidations. TheExpand
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LICRED: A Versatile Drop‐In Vector for Rapid Generation of Redox‐Self‐Sufficient Cytochrome P450s
Cytochromes P450 (P450s) are a family of haem‐containing oxidases with considerable potential as tools for industrial biocatalysis. Organismal genomes are revealing thousands of gene sequences thatExpand
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Ligation independent cloning (LIC) as a rapid route to families of recombinant biocatalysts from sequenced prokaryotic genomes.
A technique is presented for the high throughput generation of families of recombinant biocatalysts sourced from prokaryotic genomes, providing rapid access to the naturally evolved diversity ofExpand
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Engineering and improvement of the efficiency of a chimeric [P450cam-RhFRed reductase domain] enzyme.
A chimeric oxygenase, in which the P450cam domain was fused to the reductase host domains of a P450RhF from Rhodococcus sp. strain NCIMB 9784 was optimised to allow for a biotransformation at 30 mMExpand
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A Flavoprotein Monooxygenase that Catalyses a Baeyer–Villiger Reaction and Thioether Oxidation Using NADH as the Nicotinamide Cofactor
A gene from the marine bacterium Stenotrophomonas maltophilia encodes a 38.6 kDa FAD‐containing flavoprotein (Uniprot B2FLR2) named S. maltophilia flavin‐containing monooxygenase (SMFMO), whichExpand
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Biological Baeyer–Villiger oxidation of some monocyclic and bicyclic ketones using monooxygenases from Acinetobacter calcoaceticus NCIMB 9871 and Pseudomonas putida NCIMB 10007
A. calcoaceticus NCIMB 9871 and Ps. putida NCIMB 10007 [grown on (+)-camphor] have been utilized as biocatalysts in Baeyer–Villiger oxidations. The former microorganism oxidized the racemic ketone 6Expand
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