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Definition of the noun Amicyanin

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  1. [protein] A specific protein that plays a role in electron transfer, containing a copper atom.


Amicyanin is a type I copper protein that plays an integral role in electron transfer. In bacteria such as Paracoccus denitrificans, amicyanin is part of a three-member redox complex, along with methylamine dehydrogenase and cytochrome c-551i.

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Google previewAmines—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition (2012)

Amicyanin is a type 1 copper protein that serves as an electron acceptor for methylamine dehydrogenase (MADH). The site of interaction with MADH is a ' hydrophobic patch' of amino acid residues including those that comprise a 'ligand loop' ...

Google previewOrigin and Evolution of Biological Energy Conversion (1996)

by Herrick Baltscheffsky

Amicyanin is a small copper protein found in a few methylotrophic bacteria including Puracoccus denitrificans and Methylobacter extorquens (formerly Pseudomonas AM1). both of which also contain a cytochrome c2. 1t has a well- defined role ...

Google previewThe Enzyme Reference (2003)

A Comprehensive Guidebook to Enzyme Nomenclature, Reactions, and Methods by Daniel L. Purich, R. Donald Allison

Binding of an electron acceptor results in the formation of the iminoquinone form of the cofactor which is hydrolyzed to release ammonia and regenerate the TTQ quinone (note that, since amicyanin is a single electron acceptor, a semiquinone ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Ameloblast • Amicyanin Ameloblast An epithelial cell from which tooth enamel is formed. Amelodentinal Pertaining to both the enamel and dentin of the teeth. Amelogenesis The formation of the enamel of the teeth. Amelogenesis ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

amicyanin. An electron transfer protein found in certain bacteria that contains a type 1 copper site. amidase. (acylase; acylamidase; amidohydrolase). CAS: 9012-56-0.

Google previewDictionary of Inorganic Compounds (1992)

by Jane E. Macintyre

Amicyanin Contains 106 amino acids. Isol. from the methylotropic bacteria Pseudomonas AMI and Thiobacillus uersutus. Mediates electron transfer between cytochrome c and methylamine dehydrogenase. Azurin Contains 128 or 129 amino ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2009)

by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe

amicyanin An ELECTRON TRANSFER ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3I1C3Y4A1N1I1N1

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