Phosphorus-31 NMR relaxation studies of diethyl P-methoxyphenyl phosphate bound to phosphotriesterase Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The effect of Mn2+ Mn2+, Mn2+ Zn2+ and Mn2+ Cd2+ reconstituted phosphotriesterase on the 31P spin lattice ( 1 T1) relaxation rate of diethyl p-methoxyphenyl phosphate has been investigated. In the presence of Mn2+ Mn2+ phosphotriesterase, the spin lattice relaxation rate of the phosphorus atom is enhanced giving an upper limit for the phosphorus-metal root mean-sixth average distance of 4.2 Å. These results demonstrate for the first time that substrates for phosphotriesterase bind in close proximity to the binuclear metal center. © 1995.

author list (cited authors)

  • Mullins, L. S., Chae, M. Y., & Raushel, F. M.

citation count

  • 1

publication date

  • December 1995