Pseudoenzymatic dealkylation of alkyltins by biological dithiols

Abstract

We investigated the time dependence of the degradation of three alkyltin derivatives by a nine amino acid linear peptide (I1LGCWCYLR9) containing a CXC motif derived from the primary sequence of stannin, a membrane protein involved in alkyltin toxicity. We monitored the reaction kinetics using the intrinsic fluorescence of the tryptophan residue in position… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00775-009-0565-x

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