Importance of a Potential Salt Bridge and Hydrophobic Core in the Function and Oligomerization of a Small Heat Shock Protein
Abstract:SsHSP14.1, a novel sHSP from the hyper-thermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus (S. solfataricus), is reported herein to function to protect EcoR I from heat-induced inactivation. A predicted salt bridge and hydrophobic interactions were found to be important for this function.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 2010
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