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Acyl carrier protein

PDB 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.

Read the Molecule of the Month article on Fatty Acid Synthase .
Discussed Structures from Fatty Acid Synthase
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Length: 77
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Ligand and Interaction

  
PM8
PM8 : S-(2-{[N-(2-HYDROXY-4-{[HYDROXY(OXIDO)PHOSPHINO]OXY}-3,3-DIMETHYLBUTANOYL)-BETA-ALANYL]AMINO}ETHYL) DECANETHIOATE
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PM8:2fae

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Reference

PDB ID: 2FAE , Pubmed

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


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