Biomolecular NMR Assignments

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 41–43

Backbone assignments of the 26 kDa neuron-specific ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1)

  • Fredrik I. Andersson
  • Sophie E. Jackson
  • Shang-Te Danny Hsu
Article

Abstract

UCH-L1 is a member of the family of ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolases whose primary role is to hydrolyze small C-terminal adducts of ubiquitin to generate free ubiquitin monomers. Expression of UCH-L1 is highly specific to neurons and point mutations in this enzyme are associated with a hereditary form of Parkinson’s disease. Herein, we present the NMR backbone assignments of human UCH-L1, thus enabling future solution-state NMR spectroscopic studies on the structure and function of this important protein.

Keywords

De-ubiquitination Ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase Knotted proteins Parkinson’s disease 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fredrik I. Andersson
    • 1
  • Sophie E. Jackson
    • 1
  • Shang-Te Danny Hsu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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