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Human serum albumin mutants complexed Mn(iii) protoporphyrin IX as superoxide dismutase mimics.


Dalton Trans. 2013 Jul 10;


Authors: Kato R, Kobayashi Y, Akiyama M, Komatsu T


Abstract

Genetically engineered human serum albumin (HSA) mutants complexed Mn(iii) protoporphyrin IX (MnPP) in the haem pocket showed superoxide dismutase activity. Replacement of a proximal Tyr-161 by non-coordinating Leu caused a remarkable increase in enzyme activity.

PMID: 23842868 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]