from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An enzyme present in muscle tissue that acts in carbohydrate metabolism.

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  • n. A metalloenzyme responsible for the catalysis of phosphoglycerate to phosphoenolpyruvate during glycolysis


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  • For example, there is a distinctive ID hypothesis that predicts that the degradosome functions as a prong in enolase.

    ID Research, Look to the Example

  • Expression of Cre and hence targeting of the floxed gene can be restricted to e.g. T cells (lck promoter), cardiac muscle (cardiac myosin promoter), neurons (enolase promoter) or epithelia (cytokeratin promoter).

    The 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Advanced Information

  • Heavy atom NMR spectroscopy of the hydrogens of P-enolpyruvate led to Mildred Cohn's solution of the reaction stereochemistry of the reaction of enolase using (3R) - phosphoglyceric acid-3-d39.

    Irwin Rose - Autobiography

  • We also observed that the A. fumigatus enolase, rAsp f22, was recognized exclusively by IFN-γ secreting T-cells.

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  • H1-responses to Asp f3 (a putative peroxismal membrane protein), Asp f9/16 (cell wall glucanase), Asp f11 (cyclophilin type peptidyl-prolyl isomerase) and Asp f22 (enolase).

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  • These divergent alpha-enolase gene products play central roles in glucose metabolism and growth regulation and their differential regulation may be critical for tumor adaptation to hypoxia.

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  • The alpha-enolase gene encodes both a glycolytic enzyme (alpha-enolase) and a DNA-binding tumor suppressor protein, c-myc binding protein (MBP-1).

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  • These results demonstrate that malignant cells adapt to hypoxia by modulating alpha-enolase/MBP-1 levels and suggest a mechanism for tumor cell induction of the hyperglycolytic state.

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  • To examine the regulation of alpha-enolase and MBP-1 by a hypoxic microenvironment in breast cancer, MCF-7 cells were grown in low, physiologic, or high glucose under 1% oxygen.

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  • Increased alpha-enolase mRNA and preferential translation/post-translational modification may also allow for acclimatization to low oxygen, particularly under low glucose concentrations.

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