The Biosynthesis of the Tetrapyrrole Pigments

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2007-09-28
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Prestigious contributors summarize current knowledge regarding the biosynthesis of tetrapyrrole pigments--chlorophyll, haem, vitamin B12. Describes the structure and regulation of key enzymes along with various pathways, molecular genetic studies and structural characterization of the natural biosynthetic intermediates.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

Enzymic and Mechanistic Studies on the Conversion of Glutamate to 5-Aminolaevulinate (C. Kannangara, et al.).

Porphobilinogen Deaminase: Mechanism of Action and Role in the Biosynthesis of Uroporphyrinogen III (P. Jordan).

Biosynthesis of Open-Chain Tetrapyrroles in Plants, Algae and Cyanobacteria (S. Beale).

Genetics and Enzymology of the B12 Pathway (N. Stamford).


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