Nafez Abu Tarboush

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The diheme enzyme MauG catalyzes the posttranslational modification of a precursor protein of methylamine dehydrogenase (preMADH) to complete the biosynthesis of its protein-derived tryptophan tryptophylquinone (TTQ) cofactor. It catalyzes three sequential two-electron oxidation reactions which proceed through a high-valent bis-Fe(IV) redox state. Tyr294,(More)
The diheme enzyme MauG catalyzes a six-electron oxidation required for post-translational modification of a precursor of methylamine dehydrogenase (preMADH) to complete the biosynthesis of its protein-derived tryptophan tryptophylquinone (TTQ) cofactor. Crystallographic studies have implicated Glu113 in the formation of the bis-Fe(IV) state of MauG, in(More)
The diheme enzyme MauG catalyzes the post-translational modification of a precursor protein of methylamine dehydrogenase (preMADH) to complete the biosynthesis of its protein-derived tryptophan tryptophylquinone (TTQ) cofactor. This six-electron oxidation of preMADH requires long-range electron transfer (ET) as the structure of the MauG-preMADH complex(More)
MauG catalyzes posttranslational modifications of methylamine dehydrogenase to complete the biosynthesis of its protein-derived tryptophan tryptophylquinone (TTQ) cofactor. MauG possesses a five-coordinate high-spin and a six-coordinate low-spin ferric heme, the latter with His-Tyr ligation. Replacement of this tyrosine with lysine generates a MauG variant(More)
MauG catalyzes posttranslational modifications of a methylamine dehydrogenase precursor (preMADH) to complete the biosynthesis of its protein-derived tryptophan tryptophylquinone (TTQ) cofactor. Trp199 is present at the site of interaction between MauG and preMADH and is critical to this process as it mediates hole hopping during the inter-protein electron(More)
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