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Lysozyme

PDB ID: 2LYZ

Lysozyme is a small enzyme that cuts sugar chains in bacterial cell walls, and is used in our bodies for defense against infection. This historical structure was the first structure of an enzyme, solved in the laboratory of D. C. Phillips.

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Discussed Structures from Lysozyme
lysozyme
lysozyme
lysozyme with substrate
lysozyme with substrate
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Discussed Structures from PDB Pioneers
sperm whale myoglobin
sperm whale myoglobin
lysozyme
lysozyme
horse deoxyhemoglobin
horse deoxyhemoglobin
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Reference

PDB ID: 2LYZ , Pubmed

Real-space refinement of the structure of hen egg-white lysozyme.

Diamond, R.

Journal: (1974) J.Mol.Biol. 82: 371-391


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