tyrosine-arginine ligase activity

Known as: tyrosyl-arginine synthase activity, kyotorphin synthase activity, kyotorphin-synthesizing enzyme activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: L-arginine + L-tyrosine + ATP = L-tyrosyl-L-arginine + AMP + diphosphate + 2 H(+). [EC:6.3.2.24, RHEA:15348]
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2016
2016
Mitochondrial oxidative damage contributes to a wide range of pathologies, including ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury… (More)
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2015
2015
Amidated kyotorphin (L-Tyr-L-Arg-NH2; KTP-NH2) causes analgesia when systemically administered. The lipophilic ibuprofen… (More)
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2014
2014
Kyotorphin (KTP; Tyr-Arg) an endogenous neuropeptide is potently analgesic when delivered directly to CNS. An effort to enhance… (More)
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2008
2008
We have recently identified a Na+/Cl--coupled transport system in mammalian cells for endogenous and synthetic opioid peptides… (More)
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2007
2007
An extensive conformational study of the analgesic dipeptide kyotorphin (L-Tyr-L-Arg) at different pH values was performed using… (More)
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2006
2006
The analgesic dipeptide kyotorphin (L-Tyr-L-Arg) and an acylated kyotorphin derivative were studied by a combination of… (More)
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1997
1997
The intestinal absorption of oligopeptides, peptidase-degradable tyrosylglycylglycine (TGG) and peptidase-resistant L-tyrosyl-D… (More)
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1994
1994
The permeability of peptides across rabbit jejunal epithelium (JE) and Peyer’s patches (PP) was compared. Kyotorphin (L-tyrosyl-L… (More)
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1980
1980
Using high performance liquid chromatography, we measured kyotorphin content in discrete regions of the rat brain and spinal cord… (More)
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