In order to understand the initial interaction of the substrates malonate, ATP, and CoA with malonyl-CoA synthetase, the catalytic product malonyl-CoA was characterized by NMR spectroscopy and molecular modeling. To assign proton and carbon chemical shifts, two-dimensional 1H-1H DQF-COSY and 1H-13C HMBC experiments were used. The structure of malonyl-CoA in the solution phase was determined based on distance constraints from NOESY and ROESY spectra. The structures were well-converged around the pantetheine region with the pairwise RMSD value of 0.08 nm. The solution structure exhibited a compact folded conformation with intramolecular hydrogen bonds among its carbonyl and hydroxyl groups. These findings will help us to understand the initial interaction of malonate and CoA with malonyl-CoA synthetase.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology|
|Publication status||Published - 1999 May 31|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Molecular Biology