Glyphosate resistance by engineering the flavoenzyme glycine oxidase.

@article{Pedotti2009GlyphosateRB,
  title={Glyphosate resistance by engineering the flavoenzyme glycine oxidase.},
  author={Mattia Pedotti and Elena Rosini and G. Molla and Tommaso Moschetti and Carmelinda Savino and Beatrice Vallone and Loredano Pollegioni},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={284 52},
  pages={36415-23}
}
Glycine oxidase from Bacillus subtilis is a homotetrameric flavoprotein of great potential biotechnological use because it catalyzes the oxidative deamination of various amines and d-isomer of amino acids to yield the corresponding alpha-keto acids, ammonia/amine, and hydrogen peroxide. Glyphosate (N-phosphonomethylglycine), a broad spectrum herbicide, is an interesting synthetic amino acid: this compound inhibits 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase in the shikimate pathway, which is… CONTINUE READING
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