Biochemical and mutational investigations of the enzymatic activity of macrophage migration inhibitory factor.


The protein mediator MIF has been identified as being released from immune cells by glucocorticoid stimulation and to counter-regulate glucocorticoid action. MIF also has been described recently to exhibit dopachrome tautomerase activity and to be structurally homologous to the bacterial enzymes 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase (4-OT) and 5-carboxymethyl-2… (More)


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