Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisorWatkins, Linette M.
dc.contributor.authorRodriguez, Rene C. ( )
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-24T15:02:22Z
dc.date.available2020-08-24T15:02:22Z
dc.date.issued2000-12
dc.identifier.citationRodriguez, R. C. (2000). Purification and characterization of 2-(2'-hydroxyphenyl)benezenesulfinate desulfinase (Unpublished thesis). Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/12472
dc.description.abstractDibenzothiophene (D B T) is representative of a broad range of organosulfur compounds that are commonly found in petroleum products. Rhodococcus sp. IG TS 8 is able to desulfurize D B T to 2-hydroxyphenyl (HBP) and inorganic sulfur by utilizing a four-enzyme pathway. A desulfinase, 2-(2’-hydroxyphenyl)- benzenesulfinate desulfinase (HPBS desulfinase) catalyzes the desulfination of 2-(2’-hydroxyphenyl)benzenesulfinate to HBP and sulfite. It is the final and slowest enzyme in the pathway and is likely to be rate limiting in vivo. HPBS desulfinase was separated from a crude cell lysate by anion exchange, hydrophobic interaction, and gel filtration column chromatography. Isoelectric focusing was used to estimate a pi of 5.5. The temperature and pH optima were determined to be 35°C and pH 7.0 respectively. HPBS desulfinase has a Km for HPBS of 0.90 pM and a V max of 55.5 pM min'1. Product inhibition studies were run at various concentrations of HBP, sulfite or product analogs. HBP and sulfite have no discernable effect on enzyme activity but 2,2’-dihydroxybiphenyl is inhibitory. The effect of metal ions and various chelators on activity indicate a susceptibility to Cu2+, Zn2+, with Ca2+ slightly enhancing the rate. The chelators 1,10 phenanthroline; 2,2 dipyridol; and 8-hydroxyquinoline were inhibitory while E D TA had no effect.
dc.formatText
dc.format.extent74 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectEnzyme activation
dc.subjectDesulfurization
dc.subjectOrganosulfur compounds
dc.subjectEnzyme inhibitors
dc.subjectPetroleum products
dc.subjectChemicals
dc.titlePurification and Characterization of 2-(2'-Hydroxyphenyl)Benezenesulfinate Desulfinase
txstate.documenttypeThesis
thesis.degree.departmentChemistry
thesis.degree.grantorSouthwest Texas State University
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science
txstate.accessrestricted
dc.description.departmentChemistry and Biochemistry


Download

This item is restricted to the Texas State University community. TXST affiliated users can access the item with their NetID and password authentication. Non-affiliated individuals should request a copy through their local library’s interlibrary loan service.

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record