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Crystallization of a SCRIP-Gelonin Isolated From Plant Seeds Gelonium multiforum

Satyamurty, P and Hosur, MV and Misquith, S and Surolia, A and Kannan, KK (1994) Crystallization of a SCRIP-Gelonin Isolated From Plant Seeds Gelonium multiforum. In: Proteins: Structure, Function, and Genetics, 19 (4). pp. 340-342.


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Single crystals of the protein gelonin isolated from the seeds of Gelonium multiforum have been grown at room temperature by vapor diffusion method. The crystals are monclinic with a = 49.4 A, b = 44.9 A, c = 137.4 A, and \beta = 98.3. The space group is $P2_1$, with two molecules in the asymmetric unit which are related by a noncrystallographic 2-fold axis along \psi =13 and \phi =88. The crystals diffract X-rays to high resolution, making it possible to obtain an accurate structure of this single chain ribosome inactivating protein.

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Keywords: protein;ribosome;inactivation;toxin
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Biophysics Unit
Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:21
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/4046

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