The linA gene from Pseudomonas paucimobilis was highly expressed in Escherichia coli, and the linA product (LinA), named γ-HCH dehydrochlorinase, was purified to homogeneity. LinA released three chloride ions per one molecule of γ-HCH. Degradation assay of halogenated compounds by purified LinA showed that the substrate specificity of LinA is very narrow.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Analytical Chemistry
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Molecular Biology
- Organic Chemistry