GroEL structure

R.K. Scopes R.Scopes at
Tue Mar 12 02:27:32 EST 1996

gardner at BIOSCI.CBS.UMN.EDU ("Nancy Gardner") wrote:
> Could anyone comment on the structure of GroEL. Specifically, does it contain 
> disulfide bonds.
> Thank you,
> Nancy
GroEL does not have any disulfide bonds because (a) almost no intracellular protein
has any disulfide bonds and (b) GroEL is particularly unlikley to have any because
it has no cysteine at all !
Bob Scopes

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