Structurally analogous proteins do exist!

S. Sri Krishna, Nick V. Grishin

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The structure of a random protein sequence selected in vitro for ATP binding (Lo Surdo et al., 2004) resembles the treble clef zinc binding motif. Since this artificial protein does not share a common ancestor with any natural treble clefs, it exemplifies the existence of structural analogs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1125-1127
Number of pages3
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Molecular Biology


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