Tryptophan tryptophylquinone

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Tryptophan tryptophylquinone
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CAS number 134645-25-3 YesY
PubChem 5486829
MeSH Tryptophan+tryptophylquinone
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Molecular formula C22H20N4O6
Molar mass 436.419
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Tryptophan tryptophylquinone(TTQ) is an enzyme cofactor, generated by posttranslational modification of amino acids within the protein. Methylamine dehydrogenase (MADH), an amine dehydrogenase, requires TTQ for its catalytic function.[1]

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  1. ^ Davidson VL, Liu A: Uncovering novel biochemistry in the mechanism of tryptophan tryptophylquinone cofactor biosynthesis Curr. Op. Chem. Biol. 2009, 13: 469-474