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Ground State Destabilization in Uracil DNA Deglycosylase (UDG): Let’s Not Forget “Tautomeric Strain” in Substrates
preprintsubmitted on 17.06.2019, 20:37 and posted on 18.06.2019, 15:42 by Ranjita Das, Erik A. Vázquez-Montelongo, G. Andres Cisneros, Judy Wu
QM and QM/MM computations reveal that some enzymes, like the uracil DNA deglycosylase, may achieve ground state destabilization through substrate "tautomeric strain."