Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
We are sorry, but NCBI web applications do not support your browser and may not function properly. More information
Biochim Biophys Acta. 1979 Dec 7;571(2):177-85.

Partial purification, substrate specificity and regulation of alpha-L-glycerolphosphate dehydrogenase from Saccharomyces carlsbergensis.

Abstract

alpha-L-Glycerolphosphate dehydrogenase (sn-glycerol-3-phosphate:NAD+ 2-oxidoreductase, EC 1.1.1.8) from Saccharomyces carlsbergensis was purified 400-fold. The enzyme preparation is free of interfering activities, such as glyceraldehyde phosphate dehydrogenase, alcohol dehydrogenase, triose phosphate isomerase and glycerolphosphatase. At pH 7.0 it is specific for NADH (Km = 0.027 mM with 0.8 mM dihydroxyacetone phosphate) and dihydroxyacetone phosphate (Km = 0.2 mM with 0.2 mM NADH). Between pH 5.0 and 6.0 the enzyme functions with NADPH, but only at 7% of the rate with NADH. Various anions (I- greater than SO42- greater than Br- greater than Cl-) act as inhibitors competing with the substrate dihydroxyacetone phosphate. Inorganic phosphate (Ki = 0.1 mM), pyrophosphate and arsenate are strong inhibitors. The nucleotides ATP and ADP are also inhibitory, but their action seems to be of the same type as the general anion competition (Ki = 0.73 mM for ATP). The results are consistent with the notion that the enzyme may regulate the redox potential of the NAD+/NADH couple during fermentation.

PMID:
228729
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk