Lessons from a bacterial cocaine esterase

W. F. Bosron, T. D. Hurley

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The structure of a bacterial cocaine esterase provides important new insight into the selectivity of the carboxylesterase enzyme family and the information gained from this work could lead to improved catalytic antibody-based therapies for cocaine toxicity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-5
Number of pages2
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 19 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics

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