The Oligomeric State of the Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase from Kluyveromyces lactis
AbstractThe plasma membrane H+-ATPase was purified from the yeast K. lactis. The oligomeric state of the H+-ATPase is not known. Size exclusion chromatography displayed two macromolecular assembly states (MASs) of different sizes for the solubilized enzyme. Blue native electrophoresis (BN-PAGE) showed the H+-ATPase hexamer in both MASs as the sole/main oligomeric state—in the aggregated and free state. The hexameric state was confirmed in dodecyl maltoside-treated plasma membranes by Western-Blot. Tetramers, dimers, and monomers were present in negligible amounts, thus depicting the oligomerization pathway with the dimer as the oligomerization unit. H+-ATPase kinetics was cooperative (n~1.9), and importantly, in both MASs significant differences were determined in intrinsic fluorescence intensity, nucleotide affinity and Vmax; hence suggesting the large MAS as the activated state of the H+-ATPase. It is concluded that the quaternary structure of the H+-ATPase is the hexamer and that a relationship seems to exist between ATPase function and the aggregation state of the hexamer. View Full-Text
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Ruiz-Granados, Y.G.; De La Cruz-Torres, V.; Sampedro, J.G. The Oligomeric State of the Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase from Kluyveromyces lactis. Molecules 2019, 24, 958.
Ruiz-Granados YG, De La Cruz-Torres V, Sampedro JG. The Oligomeric State of the Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase from Kluyveromyces lactis. Molecules. 2019; 24(5):958.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ruiz-Granados, Yadira G.; De La Cruz-Torres, Valentín; Sampedro, José G. 2019. "The Oligomeric State of the Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase from Kluyveromyces lactis." Molecules 24, no. 5: 958.
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