Dimerization and Ion Binding Properties of S100P Protein
Functional S100P requires dimer formation and dimerization might form for one of the two reasons: i. producing a pair of site for target protein binding or ii. modulation of cation binding affinity. The extent of exposed protein hydrophobicity was related to dimer formation.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Cumhuriyet Universitesi Kimya Bolumu Biyokimya A.B.D. Sivas Turkey 58140; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409- 1061, USA.
Publication date: 2006-03-01
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