The binding and cleavage by lysozyme of N-acetylglucosamine oligosaccharides

  title={The binding and cleavage by lysozyme of N-acetylglucosamine oligosaccharides},
  author={John A. Rupley},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences},
  pages={416 - 428}
  • J. A. Rupley
  • Published 1967
  • Chemistry
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences
In the first part of this Discussion the beautiful crystallographic results obtained at the Royal Institution were described (Blake, Mair et al., p. 365, Blake, Johnson et al., p. 378). Particular attention was paid to the nature of certain lysozymesaccharide complexes, some involving oligosaccharides of N -acetylglucosamine. This paper describes reactions of these same sugars, namely, their binding and cleavage by the enzyme. 

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