Crystallization of Membrane Proteins

Cornelius Krasel krasel at
Sat Nov 6 06:24:06 EST 1993

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What is IMHO funny with this technique is that the authors were not
able to maintain PhoE in solution. PhoE has a distinctivly different
fold from most transmembrane proteins because it forms a beta barrel
in the membrane.

Thanks for your help,

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When I responded to Dr. Krassel that perhaps the alpha helices could
not complex with the beta barrel, and that perhaps the Schafmeister
method would only work for alpha helical bundles, he responded...


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