Structural and Kinetic Overview of the Carboxylesterase EST2 from Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius: A Comparison with the Other Members ofthe HSL Family
Abstract:Thermophilic and hyperthermophilic carboxylesterases (EC 220.127.116.11) are excellent model systems for studying structure function relationships as well as in vitro and in vivo evolution and possible biotechnological applications. In this paper we review the main aspect of one of most studied microbial representative of the hormone sensitive lipase family (HSL), namely carboxylesterase 2 (EST2) from Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 2009
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