Accession Number : ADP008352

Title :   Conformational Role of Gly Residues in Transmembrane Segments of Wild Type and Mutant M13 Coat Proteins,

Corporate Author : HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN TORONTO (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : Li, Zuomei ; Glibowicka, Mira ; Joensson, Carolin ; Xu, Guang-Yi ; Deber, Charles M.

Report Date : 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Despite their presumed alpha-helical conformations, the transmembrane (TM) segments of many integral membrane proteins contain a significant content of Gly residues - ostensibly strong 'helix-breakers' (at least for soluble proteins) on the Chou-Fasman scale.

Descriptors :   *MEMBRANES(BIOLOGY), *HELIXES, BACTERIOPHAGES, PROTEINS, CYTOPLASM, CANADA.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Biochemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE