Acyl carrier proteinPDB ID: 2FAE
Bacteria use several separate enzymes to build fatty acids, and acyl carrier protein delivers the growing chain from one enzyme to the next. This structure includes a fatty acid chain with 10 carbon atoms.
Structural Studies of Fatty Acyl-(Acyl Carrier Protein) Thioesters Reveal a Hydrophobic Binding Cavity that Can Expand to Fit Longer Substrates.
Roujeinikova, A., Simon, W.J., Gilroy, J., Rice, D.W., Rafferty, J.B., Slabas, A.R.
Journal: (2007) J.Mol.Biol. 365: 135-145