Novel urease inhibitor

Novel urease inhibitor

Guan Zhou*, Zimei Zhang, Qing Shi, Siqi Wu

College of Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, China Three Gorges University, Yichang, 443002, China.

American Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience

Urease, also known as urea amide hydrolase, contains two metal nickel ion active centers that catalyze the decomposition of urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide. Urease is widely found in nature, including plants, animals, and microorganisms, and greatly affects the utilization of nitrogen-containing nutrients by plants and animals. At the same time, its content can also affect the normal physiological metabolism of microorganisms, which in turn affects the survival rate of microorganisms. It can be seen that the role of urease inhibitors is very important. Urease inhibitors, such substances, can affect or even inhibit the activity of urease by direct or indirect means. Guided by computer-aided drug design, the team developed two new urease inhibitors, which are low-cost, non-toxic to plants, animals and humans, and environmentally friendly urease inhibitors. After experimentally measuring the activity of urease inhibitors, the two urease inhibitors have stronger inhibition ability than the widely used acetohydroxamic acid on the market.

Keywords: Urease; Urease inhibitor; Animal; Crop; Helicobacter pylori; Acetohydroxamic acid

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Guan Zhou, Zimei Zhang, Qing Shi, Siqi Wu. Novel urease inhibitor. American Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience, 2019; 3:12. DOI: 10.28933/ajbb-2019-08-0506

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