Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 7, Issue 6, pp 781–783 | Cite as

Some aspects of the structure of the active center of the enzyme L-asparaginase

  • R. A. Zhagat
  • I. A. Vina
  • R. K. Bluma
  • R. F. Platnietse


Some functional groups in the active center of the enzyme L-asparaginase have been studied by the method of inhibitory analysis.

It has been established that the phenol groups of the tyrosine residues and the imidazole groups of the histidine residues are important for the occurrence of the enzymatic reaction.

The blocking of sulfhydryl, disulfide, and amino groups, and also of the hydroxy groups of serine and threonine, does not suppress the enzymatic activity.


Methylene Blue Asparaginase Succinic Anhydride Thioglycolic Acid Sulfanilic Acid 


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  • R. A. Zhagat
  • I. A. Vina
  • R. K. Bluma
  • R. F. Platnietse

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