Are there any enzymes synthesised by humans that specifically catalyse the hydrolysis of non-cyclic Imides?
Imides or dicarbonyl amides are an interesting class of compounds that includes the pharmaceuticals thalidomide, aniracetam and a few other drugs. These compounds, however, are cyclic and I'm ...
As far as I can tell, caffeine metabolism occurs primarily via the CYP1A2 enzyme. I am curious as to whether mutations in the CYP1A2 gene are associated with caffeine intolerance. Some site that is ...
Presently I am working on metagenomics of coal biomethenation by bacterial consortium. I have got the sequence result (Illumina). The sequence is huge and I can't predict anything from the sequence. ...
Recently we have started suspecting that one of our children has hypolactasia (lactose intolerance), and so accordingly I have had my first exposure to lactose-free dairy- and dairy-like products. In ...