Biochemistry - Enzymes - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Enzymes - Section 1 (Q.No. 7)
Which of the following is false statement with regard to comparison between Serine and HIV proteases?
Both use nucleophilic attack to hydrolyze the peptide bond
Both require water to complete the catalytic cycle
Both forms an acyl-enzyme intermediate
Both show specificity for certain amino acid sequences
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Sangi said:   7 years ago
Only serine forms acyl enzyme intermediate.

Firas said:   8 years ago
Because serine form tetrahedral intermediate and acyl-enzyme intermediate while HIV form just acyl-enzyme intermediate.

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