Atomic resolution structures in nuclear transport

Katherine E. Süel, Ahmet E. Cansizoglu, Yuh Min Chook

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There are currently at least 53 structures of components of nuclear transport in the Protein Databank. In addition to providing critical insights into molecular mechanisms of nuclear transport, these atomic resolution structures provide a large body of information that could guide biochemical and cell biological analyses involving nuclear transport proteins. This paper catalogs 53 crystal and NMR structures of nuclear transport proteins, with the emphasis on providing information useful for mutagenesis and overexpression of recombinant proteins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)342-355
Number of pages14
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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