Skip to search formSkip to main content
You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly.

dihydropteroate synthase activity

Known as: dihydropteroate synthetase activity, DHPS activity, dihydropteroate diphosphorylase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine diphosphate + 4-aminobenzoate = diphosphate + dihydropteroate. [EC… Expand
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
2007
2007
The enzymes 6-hydroxymethylpterin pyrophosphokinase (HPPK) and dihydropteroate synthase (DHPS) catalyze sequential steps in… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
  • W. Hughes
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 11510500
Dapsone, with or without trimethoprim or pyrimethamine, has strong anti-Pneumocystis carinii activity, as demonstrated by in… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • table 1
  • table 1
  • table 2
1980
1980
  • H. Thijssen
  • Methods in enzymology
  • 1980
  • Corpus ID: 23020854
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the cell-free dihydropteroate synthetase (DHPS) activity. DHPS catalyzes the formation… Expand
1977
1977
Dihydrofolate synthetase activity is widely distributed in various microorganisms and mushrooms. Animals and microorganisms i.e… Expand
1976
1976
Abstract Aerobacter aerogenes mutant 62-1 AC requires high concentrations of 4-aminobenzoate for growth. The mutant accumulates N… Expand
  • table I
  • figure 1
  • table II
1974
1974
Extracts from Neisseria meningitidis and N. gonorrhoeae with varying susceptibility to sulfanilamide have been investigated for… Expand
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • table 2
  • figure 2
  • table 4
1973
1973
The inhibitory action of various diphenylsulfones and sulfonamides on dihydropteroate synthetase partially purified from… Expand
  • table 1
  • figure 1
1973
1973
  • H. Thijssen
  • Analytical biochemistry
  • 1973
  • Corpus ID: 29598424
Abstract A method is described for the determination of the enzymic synthesis of 7,8-dihydropteroic acid in a cell-free system of… Expand