multienzyme complex

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mul·ti·en·zyme com·plex

a structurally distinct and ordered collection of enzymes, often catalyzing successive steps in a metabolic pathway (for example, pyruvate dehydrogenase complex).
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D'Azzo, "Lysosomal multienzyme complex: pros and cons of working together," Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, vol.
Waeonukul et al., "Purification and characterization of a multienzyme complex produced by Paenibacillus curdlanolyticus B-6," Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol.
It is also not essential at the first irreversible (and rate limiting) step in leucine oxidation, that is, the activity of BckDH multienzyme complex (Figure 5), in cell extracts.
Bacitracin (C 66 H 103 N 17 O 16 S) is a branched cyclic dodecyclpeptide complex produced by Bacillus licheniformis and Bacillus subtilis (Azevedo et al., 1993; Ishihara et al., 2002) and is synthesized non-ribosomally by the large multienzyme complex BacABC (Konz et al., 1997).
In plants, bacteria and some Apicomlexan parasites such as Plasmodium falciparum, it is carried out by the type II fatty acid synthase (FAS-II), a multienzyme complex that differs totally from the multifunctional human FAS-II (Smith et al., 2003).

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