NAD(H)-glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH; EC 1.4.1.2) is an abundant and ubiquitous enzyme that may exist in different isoenzymic forms. Variation in the composition of the GDH isoenzyme pattern is observed during plant development and specific cell, tissue and organ localization of the different isoforms have been reported. However, the mechanisms involved in the regulation of the isoenzymatic pattern are still obscure. In Arabidopsis thaliana, three genes (GDH1, GDH2,GDH3) encode three different GDH subunits (β, α and γ) that randomly associate to form a complex array of homo- and hetero-hexamers. In order to asses if the different Arabidopsis GDH isoforms may display different structural properties we have investigated their thermal stability. Differences among the various GDH isoforms were observed. In particular, the γ subunit containing isoforms were less stable than the &a lpha; or β containing isoforms. The stability of GDH1 (6β) and GDH3 (6γ) isoenzymes was then studied using site-directed mutagenesis in a heterologous yeast expression system. It was established that the carboxyl terminus of the GDH subunit is involved in the stabilization of the oligomeric structure of the enzyme.

Glutamate dehydrogenase isoenzyme 3 (GDH3) of Arabidopsis thaliana is less thermostable than GDH1 and GDH2 isoenzymes / Marchi, Laura; Polverini, Eugenia; Degola, Francesca; Baruffini, Enrico; Restivo, Francesco Maria. - (2016). ((Intervento presentato al convegno FISV XIV Congress tenutosi a Roma nel 20-23 settembre 2016.

Glutamate dehydrogenase isoenzyme 3 (GDH3) of Arabidopsis thaliana is less thermostable than GDH1 and GDH2 isoenzymes

MARCHI, LAURA;POLVERINI, Eugenia;DEGOLA, Francesca;BARUFFINI, Enrico;RESTIVO, Francesco Maria
2016

Abstract

NAD(H)-glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH; EC 1.4.1.2) is an abundant and ubiquitous enzyme that may exist in different isoenzymic forms. Variation in the composition of the GDH isoenzyme pattern is observed during plant development and specific cell, tissue and organ localization of the different isoforms have been reported. However, the mechanisms involved in the regulation of the isoenzymatic pattern are still obscure. In Arabidopsis thaliana, three genes (GDH1, GDH2,GDH3) encode three different GDH subunits (β, α and γ) that randomly associate to form a complex array of homo- and hetero-hexamers. In order to asses if the different Arabidopsis GDH isoforms may display different structural properties we have investigated their thermal stability. Differences among the various GDH isoforms were observed. In particular, the γ subunit containing isoforms were less stable than the &a lpha; or β containing isoforms. The stability of GDH1 (6β) and GDH3 (6γ) isoenzymes was then studied using site-directed mutagenesis in a heterologous yeast expression system. It was established that the carboxyl terminus of the GDH subunit is involved in the stabilization of the oligomeric structure of the enzyme.
Glutamate dehydrogenase isoenzyme 3 (GDH3) of Arabidopsis thaliana is less thermostable than GDH1 and GDH2 isoenzymes / Marchi, Laura; Polverini, Eugenia; Degola, Francesca; Baruffini, Enrico; Restivo, Francesco Maria. - (2016). ((Intervento presentato al convegno FISV XIV Congress tenutosi a Roma nel 20-23 settembre 2016.
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