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Chaperonin Chocolates

Chaperonin crystal packing

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A crystal packing of the Thermus thermophilus chaperonin complex from Protein Data Bank entries 1we3 and 1wf. The thimble-shaped complex refolds misfolded proteins. It is described in Shimamura T et al., Crystal structure of the native chaperonin complex from Thermus thermophilus revealed unexpected asymmetry at the cis-cavity. Structure (Camb). 2004 Aug;12(8):1471-80.

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