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Catabolite activator protein and RNA polymerase

PDB ID: 1LB2

CAP binds to DNA and enhances the binding and initiation of RNA polymerase. This structure includes CAP and a small domain from RNA polymerase, both bound to a sharply-bent piece of DNA.

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Length: 20
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dna
Length: 24
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dna
Length: 209
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protein
Length: 84
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Ligand and Interaction

  
CMP
CMP : ADENOSINE-3',5'-CYCLIC-MONOPHOSPHATE
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CMP:1lb2

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Reference

PDB ID: 1LB2 , Pubmed

Structural basis of transcription activation: the CAP-alpha CTD-DNA complex.

Benoff, B., Yang, H., Lawson, C.L., Parkinson, G., Liu, J., Blatter, E., Ebright, Y.W., Berman, H.M., Ebright, R.H.

Journal: (2002) Science 297: 1562-1566


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