Choices choices: The fluorinase enzyme from Streptomyces cattleya (catalyzes the formation of a CF bond from fluoride ions) also has the capacity to utilize a chloride ion although it has a clear preference for the fluoride ion. The enzyme mediates a nucleophilic chlorination reaction, which is an unusual mechanism for enzymatic chlorination.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie International Edition|
|Early online date||21 Dec 2005|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Jan 2006|
- enzyme catalysis