Mechanism of the myo-inositol phosphatase reaction

Janis K. Shute, Raymond Baker, David C. Billington, David Gani*

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myo-Inositol phosphatase from bovine brain operates via a ping-pong mechanism whereby phosphate is transferred from the substrate to the enzyme and then from the enzyme to water; lithium cation inhibits the second step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)422-423
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1988


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