Stable ADP-dependent kinases, and preparation and use thereof

S. Kengen (Inventor), A.J.M. Stams (Inventor), W.M. de Vos (Inventor)

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The invention relates to an enzyme preparation which catalyzes the phosphorylation and/or dephosphorylation of a substrate other than adenosine diphosphate (ADP) or polyphosphate, wherein ADP is converted into adenosine monophosphate (AMP). In particular, the substrate is a sugar or a sugar derivative. The enzyme of the preparation is novel and is active at a temperature above 70 degree C. The enzyme can be prepared from hyperthermophilic microorganisms such as those of the genus Pyrococcus.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberNL9400836
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 1996

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