Characterization of the molybdenum cofactor of sulfite oxidase, xanthine, oxidase, and nitrate reductase. Identification of a pteridine as a structural component.

J. L. Johnson, Bryan Hainline, K. V. Rajagopalan

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

185 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The molybdenum cofactor has been isolated in an oxidized inactive form from purified molybdoenzymes. The isolated material is shown to be a novel pterin. The active cofactor is presumably composed of molybdenum and a reduced form of the pterin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1783-1786
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Biological Chemistry
Volume255
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 10 1980
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Pterins
Pteridines
Nitrate Reductase
Sulfites
Xanthine Oxidase
Oxidoreductases
Molybdenum
molybdenum cofactor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry

Cite this

@article{4036bfca50924a70b47fd8dd5175d452,
title = "Characterization of the molybdenum cofactor of sulfite oxidase, xanthine, oxidase, and nitrate reductase. Identification of a pteridine as a structural component.",
abstract = "The molybdenum cofactor has been isolated in an oxidized inactive form from purified molybdoenzymes. The isolated material is shown to be a novel pterin. The active cofactor is presumably composed of molybdenum and a reduced form of the pterin.",
author = "Johnson, {J. L.} and Bryan Hainline and Rajagopalan, {K. V.}",
year = "1980",
month = "3",
day = "10",
language = "English",
volume = "255",
pages = "1783--1786",
journal = "Journal of Biological Chemistry",
issn = "0021-9258",
publisher = "American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Inc.",
number = "5",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Characterization of the molybdenum cofactor of sulfite oxidase, xanthine, oxidase, and nitrate reductase. Identification of a pteridine as a structural component.

AU - Johnson, J. L.

AU - Hainline, Bryan

AU - Rajagopalan, K. V.

PY - 1980/3/10

Y1 - 1980/3/10

N2 - The molybdenum cofactor has been isolated in an oxidized inactive form from purified molybdoenzymes. The isolated material is shown to be a novel pterin. The active cofactor is presumably composed of molybdenum and a reduced form of the pterin.

AB - The molybdenum cofactor has been isolated in an oxidized inactive form from purified molybdoenzymes. The isolated material is shown to be a novel pterin. The active cofactor is presumably composed of molybdenum and a reduced form of the pterin.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0019320852&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0019320852&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

C2 - 6892571

AN - SCOPUS:0019320852

VL - 255

SP - 1783

EP - 1786

JO - Journal of Biological Chemistry

JF - Journal of Biological Chemistry

SN - 0021-9258

IS - 5

ER -