Lessons from a bacterial cocaine esterase

W. F. Bosron, Thomas Hurley

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Abstract

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
Pages (from-to)4-5
Number of pages2
JournalNature Structural Biology
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

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Catalytic Antibodies
Bacterial Structures
Carboxylesterase
Cocaine
Toxicity
Enzymes
Therapeutics
cocaine esterase

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Structural Biology
  • Genetics

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Lessons from a bacterial cocaine esterase. / Bosron, W. F.; Hurley, Thomas.

In: Nature Structural Biology, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2002, p. 4-5.

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