Crystal structures of reduced, oxidized, and mutated human thioredoxins: evidence for a regulatory homodimer.Weichsel, A., Gasdaska, J.R., Powis, G., Montfort, W.R.
(1996) Structure 4: 735-751
- PubMed: 8805557
- DOI: 10.1016/s0969-2126(96)00079-2
- Primary Citation of Related Structures:
1ERT, 1ERU, 1ERV, 1ERW
- PubMed Abstract:
Human thioredoxin reduces the disulfide bonds of numerous proteins in vitro, and can activate transcription factors such as NFkB in vivo. Thioredoxin can also act as a growth factor, and is overexpressed and secreted in certain tumor cells.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA.