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P53 tumor suppressor DNA-binding domain

PDB ID: 1TUP

p53 tumor suppressor is a transcription factor that mobilizes genes involved in sensing and responding to cell damage. It is a large, flexible molecule composed of four chains. This structure includes the portion that binds to DNA.

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Length: 21
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dna
Length: 21
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dna
Length: 219
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Reference

PDB ID: 1TUP , Pubmed

Crystal structure of a p53 tumor suppressor-DNA complex: understanding tumorigenic mutations.

Cho, Y., Gorina, S., Jeffrey, P.D., Pavletich, N.P.

Journal: (1994) Science 265: 346-355


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