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Synthesis of substrates and inhibitors of glutathione and trypanothione reductases.

Taher A. Beshaya

Synthesis of substrates and inhibitors of glutathione and trypanothione reductases.

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


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Manchester thesis (M.Sc.), Department of Pharmacy.

ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Department of Pharmacy.
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Pagination201p.
Number of Pages201
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Open LibraryOL16571358M


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Synthesis of substrates and inhibitors of glutathione and trypanothione reductases. by Taher A. Beshaya Download PDF EPUB FB2

Trypanothione reductase, the parasite enzyme, and glutathione reductase, the host enzyme, exhibit mutually exclusive specificities for their respective disulfide substrates.3When screening cell. Subversive Substrates of Glutathione Reductases from Plasmodium falciparum‐Infected Red Blood Cells as Antimalarial Agents Elisabeth Davioud‐Charvet.

E-mail address: [email protected] Biochemistry Center of the University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld Cited by: 3. Although trypanothione reductase is an essential enzyme in Leishmania donovani and L. mayor, the overexpression of the enzyme in L.

donovani and L. mayor does not alter its sensitivity in vitro to agents that induce oxidative stress such as NF, nitrofurazone, and gentian violet. Inhibitors of trypanothione metabolism such as buthionine sulfoximine (BS0) are ideal potential Synthesis of substrates and inhibitors of glutathione and trypanothione reductases.

book as drugs. Trypanothione (N 1,N 8-bis(glutathionyl)spermidine) is synthesized from glutathione and spermidine (Fig. ).The biosynthesis of glutathione has not been studied in detail in T.

cruzi although it has been reported that 1-buthionine (S,R) sulfoximine (BSO), an inhibitor of gamma glutamylcysteine synthetase, which is the first enzyme in the synthesis of glutathione (GSH), decreases GSH levels. The implementation of a novel sequential computational approach that can be Synthesis of substrates and inhibitors of glutathione and trypanothione reductases.

book effectively for virtual screening and identification of prospective ligands that bind to trypanothione reductase (TryR) is reported. The multistep strategy combines a ligand-based virtual screening for building an enriched library of small molecules with a docking protocol (AutoDock, X-Score) for screening against Cited by: The strategy was based on the synthesis of subversive substrates or catalytic inhibitors of the selected targets, namely the GRs from human erythrocytes and from the malarial parasite P.

falciparum. trypanothione disulfide reductase. trypanothione reductase. Le Guen, E; Laval-Martin, D.L.; Davioud-Charvet, E.: Evidence for the co-existence of glutathione reductase and trypanothione reductase in the non Davioud-Charvet, E.: 2-And 3-substituted 1, 4-naphthoquinone derivatives as subversive substrates of trypanothione reductase and.

Currently, these groups of compounds are mainly considered as “subversive substrates” of disulfide reductases such as glutathione reductase, Synthesis of substrates and inhibitors of glutathione and trypanothione reductases. book reductase, or Author: Audronė Marozienė, Mindaugas Lesanavičius, Elisabeth Davioud-Charvet, Alessandro Aliverti, Philippe.

Synthesis of 5,5'-dithiobis(2-nitrobenzamides) as alternative substrates for trypanothione reductase and thioredoxin reductase: a microtiter colorimetric assay for inhibitor screening Analyt Biochem Gromer S, Arscott LD, Williams CH, Schirmer RH, Becker K.

Chen S, Lin CH, Walsh C, Coward JK () Novel inhibitors of trypanothione biosynthesis: synthesis and Synthesis of substrates and inhibitors of glutathione and trypanothione reductases.

book of phosphinate analog of glutathionylspermidine (GSP), a potent, slow-binding inhibitor of GSP synthetase. Bioorg Med Chem Letters – Google Scholar. In this sense, the thiol-dependent antioxidant defense systems play a central role.

In all cases, cysteine constitutes the major building block on which such systems are constructed, being present in redox substrates such as glutathione, thioredoxin, and trypanothione, as well as at the catalytic site of a variety of reductases and by: 9.

Catalytic mechanism of the glutathione peroxidase-type tryparedoxin peroxidase of Trypanosoma brucei. Biochem J.(3) Stump B, Kaiser M, Brun R, Krauth-Siegel RL, Diederich F. Betraying the Parasite's Redox System: Diaryl Sulfide-Based Inhibitors of Trypanothione Reductase: Subversive Substrates and Antitrypanosomal Properties.

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However, there are some intriguing variations in organisms such as halobacteria, in which GSH can be replaced by other sulphur compounds like γ‐glutamylcysteine (γ‐EC) and thiosulphate (Newton & Javor ).Similarly, in some parasitic protozoa, trypanothione [N 1,N 8 ‐bis(glutathionyl)spermidine] can substitute Cited by: Some dietary advice Antioxidants and the treatment of disease Therapeutic antioxidants Approaches to antioxidant characterization Superoxide dismutases and catalases SOD/ catalase mimetics Spin traps/ nitroxides Vitamins C and E and their derivatives Other.

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Protection Against Oxidative Stress and “IGF-I Deficiency Conditions” namely glycine, glutamine and cysteine. Cysteine is the rate-limiting step in the synthesis of reduced glutathione (GSH), the active form of glutathione.

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Quinones represent a class of toxicological intermediates which can create a variety of hazardous effects in vivo, including acute cytotoxicity, immunotoxicity, and carcinogenesis. The mechanisms by which quinones cause these effects can be quite complex. Quinones are Michael acceptors, and cellular damage can occur through alkylation of crucial cellular proteins and/or by: During infection, Mycobacterium tuberculosis is exposed to a diverse array of microenvironments in the human host, each with its own unique set of redox conditions.

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Special focus concerns the mechanisms of function and regulation of a multienzyme structure, additional to those inherent in its component enzymes.

This protein family includes glutathione reductase (GR), lipoamide dehydrogenase, trypanothione reductase, mercuric ion reductase, thioredoxin reductase and NADPH peroxidase.

The monomers of all these homodimeric enzymes are built up from the same set of domains: a N-terminal FAD-binding domain followed by a NADPH-binding domain, a central.

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Synthesis and biological testing of biotinylated dione-coupled platinum complexes Katie J. Bitting 1, [email protected], Abraham L. Yousef 1, Robin L. Davies 2, Robert Granger 1. (1) Department of Chemistry, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VAUnited States (2) Department of Biology, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA (Advances in Parasitology 35) J.R.

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In an in vitro study, this antibiotic has proven its activity against H. meleagridis [], and, in all but one in vivo study [], this compound also showed its preventive. Using recombinant enzymes and isolated permeabilized cardiac mitochondria, we show that two normally antioxidant matrix NADPH reductases, glutathione reductase and thioredoxin reductase, generate H2O2 by leaking electrons from their reduced flavoprotein to O2 when electron flow is impaired by inhibitors or because of limited availability of.

Trypanothione, mycothiol, and pdf A can cycle between a reduced and an oxidized form, and each system has a functional reductase that is structurally related to glutathione reductase.

In addition to these well characterized low molecular weight thiols, additional variations of thiol/disulfide redox systems have been identified from.ATP synthesis rates with malate plus pyruvate in HeLa, Download pdf, N2A, HEK T are shown in Fig.

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