Main Physicochemical Features of Monofunctional Flavokinase from Bacillus subtilis

@article{Solovieva2004MainPF,
  title={Main Physicochemical Features of Monofunctional Flavokinase from Bacillus subtilis},
  author={Irina M Solovieva and K. V. Tarasov and Daniel A. Perumov},
  journal={Biochemistry (Moscow)},
  year={2004},
  volume={68},
  pages={177-181}
}
The main properties of a monofunctional riboflavin kinase from B. subtilis have been studied for the first time; the enzyme is responsible for a key reaction in flavin biosynthesis—the ATP-dependent phosphorylation of riboflavin with production of flavin mononucleotide. The active form of the enzyme is a monomer with molecular weight of about 26 kD with a strict specificity for reduced riboflavin. To display its maximum activity, the enzyme needs ATP and Mg2+. During the phosphorylation of… 

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