lactonase


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lac·to·nase

(lak'tō-nās),
1. Synonym(s): gluconolactonase
2. An enzyme that converts a lactone to the corresponding organic acid.
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Structure-reactivity studies of serum paraoxonase PON1 suggest that its native activity is lactonase. Biochemistry 44(16):6371-6382, PMID: 15835926, https://doi.org/10.1021/bi047440d.
Tawfik, "High affinity, stability, and lactonase activity of serum paraoxonase PON1 anchored on HDL with ApoA-I," Biochemistry, vol.
By contrast, we found only a handful of studies on PON-1 in ASDs patients, reporting lower levels of arylesterase (paraoxonase unchanged or lower, lactonase not measured) in affected individuals compared to controls [28-31].
Quenching quorum-sensing-dependent bacterial infection by an N-acyl homoserine lactonase. Nature, 411: 813 817
atrosepticumin potato tubers.Chong et al.[7] also isolated and characterized AHL degrading bacteria from Malaysian tropical Montane Forest soils, the bacteria belong to genus Bacillus, Arthrobacter and Pseudomonas.Bacteria from phylosphere of tobacco plants had AHL lactonase activity, they were identified as Lysinibacillus fusiformis, Pseudomonas geniculata, Acinetobacter lwoffii, Serratia marcescens, Myroides odoratus and Bacillus cereus [22].
thuringiensis strains that exhibit high AHL lactonase activity (+++) to each substrate to either C6-HSL or C8-HSL at 30, 60 and 120 min or 60 and 120 min were reported.
strain, Is a novel N-acylhomoserine lactonase," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Rabbit serum paraoxonase-3 (PON3) is a high-density lippoprotein-associated lactonase and protects lipoprotein against oxidation.