Literature summary extracted from

  • Krungkrai, S.R.; Wutipraditkul, N.; Krungkrai, J.
    Dihydroorotase of human malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum differs from host enzyme (2008), Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 366, 821-826.
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Cloned(Commentary)

EC Number Cloned (Comment) Organism
3.5.2.3 expressed in Escherichia coli Plasmodium falciparum

Inhibitors

EC Number Inhibitors Comment Organism Structure
3.5.2.3 5-aminoorotate
-
Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 5-bromoorotate
-
Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 5-Fluoroorotate
-
Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 5-iodoorotate
-
Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 5-Methylorotate
-
Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 Co2+
-
Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 diethyl dicarbonate strong inhibition at 1 mM, activity is restored more than 95% when the enzyme is preincubated with both 1 mM diethyl dicarbonate and 5 mM L-carbamoyl-L-aspartate Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 additional information EDTA and 1,10-phenanthroline have no effect on the enzyme activity; L-carbamoyl-L-aspartate and L-dihydroorotate have no inhibitory effect on the enzyme at the pH 7.4 Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 Orotate
-
Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 Zn2+ complete inhibition Plasmodium falciparum

KM Value [mM]

EC Number KM Value [mM] KM Value Maximum [mM] Substrate Comment Organism Structure
3.5.2.3 0.012
-
L-dihydroorotate at pH 6.0 Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.285
-
N-(aminocarbonyl)-L-aspartic acid at pH 9.0 Plasmodium falciparum

Molecular Weight [Da]

EC Number Molecular Weight [Da] Molecular Weight Maximum [Da] Comment Organism
3.5.2.3 40000
-
gel filtration Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 42000
-
SDS-PAGE Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 41720
-
calculated from amino acid sequence Plasmodium falciparum

Organism

EC Number Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
3.5.2.3 Plasmodium falciparum
-
-
-

Specific Activity [micromol/min/mg]

EC Number Specific Activity Minimum [µmol/min/mg] Specific Activity Maximum [µmol/min/mg] Comment Organism
3.5.2.3 0.0014
-
crude extract Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.4985
-
after 356fold purification Plasmodium falciparum

Substrates and Products (Substrate)

EC Number Substrates Comment Substrates Organism Products Comment (Products) Rev. Reac.
3.5.2.3 L-dihydroorotate + H2O
-
Plasmodium falciparum N-carbamoyl-L-aspartate
-
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Subunits

EC Number Subunits Comment Organism
3.5.2.3 monomer 1 * 40000, gel filtration, 75% of the total activity is associated with the monomeric form Plasmodium falciparum

Synonyms

EC Number Synonyms Comment Organism
3.5.2.3 DHOase the malarial enzyme shares characteristics of both type I and type II DHOases Plasmodium falciparum

Turnover Number [1/s]

EC Number Turnover Number Minimum [1/s] Turnover Number Maximum [1/s] Substrate Comment Organism Structure
3.5.2.3 0.073
-
N-(aminocarbonyl)-L-aspartic acid at pH 9.0 Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 1.492
-
L-dihydroorotate at pH 6.0 Plasmodium falciparum

pH Range

EC Number pH Minimum pH Maximum Comment Organism
3.5.2.3 4 11
-
Plasmodium falciparum

Ki Value [mM]

EC Number Ki Value [mM] Ki Value maximum [mM] Inhibitor Comment Organism Structure
3.5.2.3 3.5
-
5-iodoorotate Ki above 3.5 mM, for the ring cleavage reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 3.5
-
5-iodoorotate Ki above 3.5 mM, for the ring cyclization reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.95
-
Orotate for the ring cleavage reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.07
-
5-Fluoroorotate for the ring cleavage reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 2.6
-
5-bromoorotate for the ring cleavage reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.56
-
5-Methylorotate for the ring cyclization reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.16
-
5-aminoorotate for the ring cleavage reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.44
-
5-aminoorotate for the ring cyclization reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.66
-
Orotate for the ring cyclization reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.145
-
5-Fluoroorotate for the ring cyclization reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 1.46
-
5-bromoorotate for the ring cyclization reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 0.302
-
5-Methylorotate for the ring cleavage reaction Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 2.85
-
Zn2+
-
Plasmodium falciparum
3.5.2.3 3.55
-
Co2+
-
Plasmodium falciparum

pI Value

EC Number Organism Comment pI Value Maximum pI Value
3.5.2.3 Plasmodium falciparum calculated from amino acid sequence
-
7.45