2JQY

Outer Membrane Protein G


ChainDomainClassArchitectureTopologyHomology
A2.40.160.40 Mainly Beta Beta Barrel Porin monomeric porin ompg

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ChainsAccessionIdentifierDescriptionCommentsSource
APF09381Outer membrane protein G (OmpG) (Porin_OmpG)Outer membrane protein G (OmpG)Porins are channel proteins in the outer membrane of gram negative bacteria which mediate the uptake of molecules required for growth and survival. Escherichia coli OmpG forms a 14 stranded beta-barrel and in contrast to most porins, appears to func ...Porins are channel proteins in the outer membrane of gram negative bacteria which mediate the uptake of molecules required for growth and survival. Escherichia coli OmpG forms a 14 stranded beta-barrel and in contrast to most porins, appears to function as a monomer [1]. The central pore of OmpG is wider than other E. coli porins and it is speculated that it may form a non-specific channel for the transport of larger oligosaccharides [1].
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