Isolation and Biochemical Characterization of Haloalkane Dehalogenases DrbA and DmbC: Representatives of Novel Subfamily
Jesenska, A., Monincova, M., Koudelakova, T., Hasan, K., Chaloupkova, R., Prokop, Z., Geerlof, A., Damborsky, J.
APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 75: 5157-5160 (2009)
This study focuses on two representatives of experimentally uncharacterized haloalkane dehalogenases from the subfamily HLD-III. We report biochemical characterization of the expression products of haloalkane dehalogenases genes drbA from Rhodopirellula baltica SH1 and dmbC from Mycobacterium bovis 5033/66. The DrbA and DmbC enzymes show highly oligomeric structure and very low activity with typical substrates of haloalkane dehalogenases.