volume 83, issue 4, P789-795 2015
DOI: 10.1002/prot.24771
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Abstract: New anti-malarial treatments are desperately required to face the spread of drug resistant parasites. Inhibition of metalloaminopeptidases, PfA-M1 and PfA-M17, is a validated therapeutic strategy for treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Here, we describe the crystal structures of PfA-M1 and PfA-M17 bound to chemotherapeutic agent Tosedostat. The inhibitor occupies the enzymes' putative product egress channels in addition to the substrate binding pockets; however, adopts different binding poses when boun…

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