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Noun1.haloalkane - organic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane
haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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Organophosphorus hydrolases, carbamate hydrolases, haloalkane dehalogenases, and serine proteases, for example, have been shown to degrade various chemical warfare agents, pesticides and harmful microbes.
Despite some differences in numerical values of the functions of evaluation and taking into account the error associated with the use of methods derived from classical mechanics the results of molecular docking were quite adequate to estimate the possible location and conformation of adducts formed between glutathione and acid-[alpha] Haloalkane these results showed a good agreement between geometric found to [alpha]-Haloalkane and the active site, this compouns did not show significant differences regarding stereoselectivity and stereospecificity of GSTZ towards acids [alpha]-Haloalkane.
The investigators manipulated the temperature and acidity of solutions containing crystals of haloalkane dehalogenase from a nitrogen-fixing bacterium, Xanthobacter autotrophicus.