Roman Mortuza 1 protocol

Helen Opel-Reading Biochemistry, Otago University, New Zealand, New Zealand,
1 protocol

Kurt Lamont Krause
  • Biochemistry, Otago University, New Zealand, New Zealand,
Research focus
  • Microbiology
  • 1 Author merit


MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Harvard University, United States

Current position

Professor, Biochemistry, University of Otago, New Zealand


1 Protocol published
Detection of D-glutamate Production from the Dual Function Enzyme, 4-amino-4-deoxychorismate Lyase/D-amino Acid Transaminase, in Mycobacterium smegmatis
Authors:  Helen K. Opel-Reading, Roman Mortuza and Kurt L. Krause, date: 01/05/2019, view: 3555, Q&A: 0
D-amino acid transaminase (D-AAT) is able to synthesize both D-glutamate and D-alanine, according to the following reaction: D-alanine + α-ketoglutarate ⇌ D-glutamate + pyruvate. These two D-amino acids are essential components of the peptidoglycan ...
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