Characterisation of Streptomyces spheroides NovW and revision of its functional assignment to a dTDP-6-deoxy-D-xylo-4-hexulose 3-epimerase

Mónica Tello, Piotr Jakimowicz, James C. Errey, Caren L. Freel Meyers, Christopher T. Walsh, Mark J. Buttner, David M. Lawson, Robert A. Field

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Characterisation of recombinant Streptomyces spheroides NovW in vitro suggests that it is not a kinetically competent dual action dTDP-6-deoxy-d-xylo- 4-hexulose 3,5-epimerase, but possesses only significant 3-epimerase activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1079-1081
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
StatePublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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