Molecule of the Month: Ubiquitin
Ubiquitin is used to tag obsolete proteins for destruction
Out with the Old
Exploring the Structure
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- A. P. VanDemark and C. P. Hill (2002) Structural Basis of Ubiquitylation. Current Opinion in Structural Biology 12, 822-830.
- M. H. Glickman and A. Ciechanover (2002) The Ubiquitin-Proteasome Proteolytic Pathway: Destruction for the Sake of Construction. Physiological Reviews 82, 373-428.
- C. M. Pickart (2000) Ubiquitin in Chains. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 25, 544-548.
December 2004, David Goodsellhttp://doi.org/10.2210/rcsb_pdb/mom_2004_12