Laskowski, R.A. and Gerick, F. and Thornton, Janet M. (2009) The structural basis of allosteric regulation in proteins. FEBS Letters 583 (11), pp. 1692-1698. ISSN 1873-3468.Full text not available from this repository.
Allosteric regulation of protein function occurs when the regulatory trigger, such as the binding of a small-molecule effector or inhibitor, takes place some distance from the protein’s, or protein complex’s, active site. This distance can be a few Å, or tens of Å. Many proteins are regulated in this way and exhibit a variety of allosteric mechanisms. Here we review how analyses of experimentally determined models of protein 3D structures, using either X-ray crystallography or NMR spectroscopy, have revealed some of the mechanisms involved.
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