Cohen Gonsaud, M. and Keep, Nicholas H. and Davies, A.P. and Ward, J.M. and Henderson, B. and Labesse, G. (2004) Resuscitation-promoting factors possess a lysozyme-like domain. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 29 (1), pp. 7-10. ISSN 0968-0004.
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The novel bacterial cytokine family – resuscitation-promoting factors (Rpfs) – share a conserved domain of uncharacterized function. Predicting the structure of this domain suggests that Rpfs possess a lysozyme-like domain. The model highlights the good conservation of residues involved in catalysis and substrate binding. A lysozyme-like function makes sense for this domain in the light of experimental characterization of the biological function of Rpfs.
|School or Research Centre:||Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Science > Biological Sciences|
|Depositing User:||Sandra Plummer|
|Date Deposited:||17 May 2006|
|Last Modified:||17 Apr 2013 12:32|
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