Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A previously unknown serine protease forms part of the antibacterial defense arsenal.
What does S stand for?
S stands for Serine (amino acid)
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- Secondary Body Waves
- Security Prison (Cambodia; Khmer Rouge designation)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Previously discovered serine hydrolase-blocking compounds have been turned into drugs to treat obesity, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease, and are currently in testing as treatments for pain, anxiety, and depression.
The later discovery that serine class proteases can digest beta-amylase offers a possible explanation for this inverse correlation.
We have found that all of the resistant strains carried mutations that give rise to the substitution of phenylalanine for serine at position 83 and asparagine for aspartic acid at position 87 in GyrA (2).
They screened a group of enzymes known as serine hydrolases by measuring the activity levels of these enzymes in normal prostate epithelial cells and in three standard prostate cancer cell lines.
analyzed all 20 natural amino acids and found that only serine forms highly chemically stable clusters.
1] for the rate enhancement of the amino acid serine is really 1.
Active Ingredient: Phosphatidyl serine (PS), a fat-like substance extracted from soybeans that is also found naturally in brain cells, where it may help the flow of nerve impulses.