Glucose dehydrogenase from the thermoacidophilic archaebacterium Sulfolobus solfataricus.

@article{Giardina1986GlucoseDF,
  title={Glucose dehydrogenase from the thermoacidophilic archaebacterium Sulfolobus solfataricus.},
  author={Paola Giardina and Mariella de Biasi and Margherita De Rosa and Agata Gambacorta and Vincenzo Buonocore},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={1986},
  volume={239 3},
  pages={517-22}
}
Glucose dehydrogenase has been purified to homogeneity from cell extracts of the extreme thermoacidophilic archaebacterium Sulfolobus solfataricus. The enzyme utilizes both NAD+ and NADP+ as coenzyme and catalyses the oxidation of several monosaccharides to the corresponding glyconic acid. Substrate specificity and oxidation rate depend on the coenzyme present; when NAD+ is used, the enzyme binds and oxidizes specifically sugars presenting equatorial orientation of hydroxy groups at C-2, C-3… CONTINUE READING

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