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Ground State Destabilization in Uracil DNA Deglycosylase (UDG): Let’s Not Forget “Tautomeric Strain” in Substrates

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submitted on 17.06.2019 and posted on 18.06.2019 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."

Funding

National Science Foundation CHE–1751370, MRI–1531814, CHE–1531468

History

Email Address of Submitting Author

jiwu@central.uh.edu

Institution

University of Houston

Country

USA

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0003-0590-5290

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

No conflict of interest.

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