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Functions and applications of NMOs

Dijkman, W.P. (2009) Functions and applications of NMOs. Bachelor's Thesis, Biology.

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Abstract

The hydroxylation of amino groups is performed by different types of enzymes. Some of these types are metal dependent whereas others need a flavin cofactor. These flavoproteins (NMOs, for N-hydroxylating monooxygenases) can be assigned to subclass B of the external flavoproteins, an enzyme class consisting of enzymes with a broad range of monooxygenating activity. NMOs are mostly found in the biosynthesis of siderophores of different bacteria. Recently a NMO has been identified in the biosynthesis of a kutzneride. NMOs have a narrow substrate range, making them less applicable in industry. NMOs in siderophore biosynthesis can however be targeted to slow down bacterial growth.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor's Thesis)
Degree programme: Biology
Thesis type: Bachelor's Thesis
Language: English
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2018 07:28
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2018 07:28
URI: http://fse.studenttheses.ub.rug.nl/id/eprint/8594

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