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C55-Isoprenoid Alcohol Phosphokinase: An Intrinsic Membrane Enzyme

  • Robert B. Gennis
  • Jack L. Strominger

Abstract

C55-Isoprenoid alcohol Phosphokinase (ATP : C55-isoprenoid alcohol phosphotransferase) is one of a few intrinsic membrane enzymes which have been purified to homogeneity. This enzyme, referred to hereafter as the kinase, is isolated from Staphylococcus aureus membranes. It catalyzes the ATP-dependent phosphorylation of C55-isoprenoid alcohols (C55-ficaprenol or bactoprenol).

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Spin Probe Lipid Activator Lipid Hydration Mesomorphic Transition Amphipathic Lipid 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert B. Gennis
    • 1
  • Jack L. Strominger
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Biological LaboratoriesHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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