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Catabolite activator protein (CAP)

PDB ID: 1CGP

CAP is activated by cyclic AMP and then stimulates the synthesis of enzymes that break down food. This structure includes the protein and a short piece of DNA, which is sharply bent by the protein.

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Length: 18
Type:
dna
Length: 13
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dna
Length: 205
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protein
 
 
 
 

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CMP
CMP : ADENOSINE-3',5'-CYCLIC-MONOPHOSPHATE
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Reference

PDB ID: 1CGP , Pubmed

Crystal structure of a CAP-DNA complex: the DNA is bent by 90 degrees.

Schultz, S.C., Shields, G.C., Steitz, T.A.

Journal: (1991) Science 253: 1001-1007


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