Leonid Metlitsky

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A mechanism accounting for the robust catalase activity in catalase-peroxidases (KatG) presents a new challenge in heme protein enzymology. In Mycobacterium tuberculosis, KatG is the sole catalase(More)
A transient tyrosyl-like radical with a narrow doublet X-band EPR signal is present during catalase turnover by Mycobacterium tuberculosis catalase-peroxidase (KatG). Labeling of KatG with(More)
Catalase-peroxidase (KatG) is essential in Mycobacterium tuberculosis for oxidative stress management and activation of the antitubercular pro-drug isoniazid. The role of a unique distal side adduct(More)
Catalase-peroxidase (KatG) from Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a Class I peroxidase, exhibits high catalase activity and peroxidase activity with various substrates and is responsible for activation of(More)
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