Crystal structure of mammalian purple acid phosphatase

L W Guddat, A S McAlpine, D Hume, S Hamilton, J de Jersey, J L Martin

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Abstract

Mammalian purple acid phosphatases are highly conserved binuclear metal-containing enzymes produced by osteoclasts, the cells that resorb bone. The enzyme is a target for drug design because there is strong evidence that it is involved in bone resorption.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)757-67
Number of pages11
JournalStructure
Volume7
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 1999

Keywords

  • Acid Phosphatase
  • Amino Acid Sequence
  • Animals
  • Binding Sites
  • Catalytic Domain
  • Crystallography, X-Ray
  • Glycoproteins
  • Humans
  • Models, Molecular
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Protein Conformation
  • Sequence Homology, Amino Acid
  • Swine

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