What is molybdopterin?

Molybdopterin

Molybdopterins, when reacted with molybdenum or tungsten in the form of molybdate or tungstate, are a class of cofactors found in most molybdenum (Mo) and all tungsten (W) enzymes. Synonyms for molydopterin are: MPT and pyranopterin-dithiolate.

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Some articles on molybdopterin:

MOCS2
... nucleotide binding • transferase activity • Mo-molybdopterin synthase activity • identical protein binding Cellular component • nucleus • cytoplasm • cytosol ... These two proteins dimerize to form molybdopterin synthase ...
Tungsten - Characteristics - Biological Role
... to molybdenum by using it in a tungsten-pterin complex with molybdopterin (molybdopterin, despite its name, does not contain molybdenum, but may complex with either molybdenum or tungsten in use by living ... to use a selenium-molybdenum version of molybdopterin ... non-protein bound selenium, a tungsten-selenium molybdopterin complex has not been definitively described ...
Tungsten Compounds - Characteristics - Biological Role
... by using it in a tungsten-pterin complex with molybdopterin (molybdopterin, despite its name, does not contain molybdenum, but may complex with either molybdenum or tungsten in use by living organisms) ... H) is known to use a selenium-molybdenum version of molybdopterin ... and also non-protein bound selenium, a tungsten-selenium molybdopterin complex has not been definitively described ...
Formate Dehydrogenase - Molybdopterin, Molybdenum and Selenium Dependence
... One of the enzymes in the oxidoreductase family that sometimes employ tungsten (bacterial formate dehydrogenase H) is known to use a selenium-molybdenum version of molybdopterin. ...