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Chaperonin Chocolates

Chaperonin crystal packing

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A crystal packing of the Thermus thermophilus chaperonin complex from Protein Data Bank entries 1we3 and 1wf. The thimble shaped complex refolds misfolded proteins. It is described in Shimamura T, et al., Crystal structure of the native chaperonin complex from Thermus thermophilus revealed unexpected asymmetry at the cis-cavity. Structure (Camb). 2004 Aug;12(8):1471-80.

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