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Title: The Lipocalin Protein Family: Protein Sequence, Structure and Relationship to the Calycin Superfamily
Authors: Ganfornina Álvarez, María Dolores
Sánchez Romero, Diego
Greene, Lesley H.
Flower, Darren R.
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Landes Bioscience
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Description: Producción Científica
Citation: Akerstrom, Bo; Borregaard, Niels; Flower, Darren R.; Salier, Jean-Phillippe (coords.). Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit: Lipocalins. Georgetown, Texas, 2005, p. 17-27
Abstract: Lipocalins are remarkable in their diversity, as manifest at the levels of protein sequence and protein function. At the level of 3-dimensional structure, however, they are very similar. The lipocalins are also part of a larger protein superfamily: the calycins, which also includes the fatty acid binding proteins, adivins, a group of metalloproteinase inhibitors, and triabin. The superfamily is characterised by a similar structure (a repeated +1 topology B-barrel) and by the conservation of a remarkable structural signature. In this review, both of these aspects are explored.
Keywords: Lipocainas
Language: eng
URI: http://uvadoc.uva.es/handle/10324/6262
Rights: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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