Specificity through flexibility

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The structure of AbrB, a transition state regulator in Bacillus subtilis, reveals a novel mode of DNA recognition and suggests that the protein is able to structurally conform to target DNA, both in terms of its multimeric state and in the positioning of its unique DNA binding domain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1079-1081
Number of pages3
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 23 2000


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics

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