Summary: Tautomerase enzyme
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4-Oxalocrotonate tautomerase Edit Wikipedia article
4-Oxalocrotonate tautomerase (EC 5.3.2.-4-OT) is an enzyme that converts 2-hydroxymuconate to the αβ-unsaturated ketone, 2-oxo-3-hexenedioate. This enzyme forms part of a bacterial metabolic pathway that oxidatively catabolizes toluene, o-xylene, 3-ethyltoluene, and 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene into intermediates of the citric acid cycle. With a monomer size of just 62 amino acid residues, the 4-Oxalocrotonate tautomerase is one of the smallest enzyme subunits known. However, in solution, the enzyme forms a hexamer of six identical subunits, so the active site may be formed by amino acid residues from several subunits. This enzyme is also unusual in that it uses a proline residue at the amino terminus as an active site residue.
- Chen LH, Kenyon GL, Curtin F, Harayama S, Bembenek ME, Hajipour G, Whitman CP (1992). "4-Oxalocrotonate tautomerase, an enzyme composed of 62 amino acid residues per monomer". J. Biol. Chem. 267 (25): 17716–21. PMID 1339435.
- Whitman CP (2002). "The 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase family of enzymes: how nature makes new enzymes using a beta-alpha-beta structural motif". Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 402 (1): 1–13. doi:10.1016/S0003-9861(02)00052-8. PMID 12051677.
- Subramanya HS, Roper DI, Dauter Z, Dodson EJ, Davies GJ, Wilson KS, Wigley DB. Enzymatic ketonization of 2-hydroxymuconate: specificity and mechanism investigated by the crystal structures of two isomerases. (1996) Biochemistry. 35(3):792-802. PMID 8547259
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This clan groups 5-(carboxymethyl)-2-hydroxymuconate isomerase (CHMI) and 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase (4-OT) with macrophage inhibitory factor (MIF). Interestingly they all share an amino-terminal proline. Members of this clan for homotrimers .
The clan contains the following 6 members:CHMI DUF1904 MIF Tautomerase Tautomerase_2 Tautomerase_3
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|Number in seed:||157|
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|Average length of the domain:||79.40 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||31 %|
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