seale at bioc02.uthscsa.edu
Wed Mar 13 12:07:19 EST 1996
R.K. Scopes wrote:
> "R.K. Scopes" <R.Scopes at latrobe.edu.au> wrote:
> about the structure of GroEL. Specifically, does it contain
> disulfide bonds.
> I was wrong: E. coli GroEL does has 6 cysteines; it is a thermophilic
> GroEL that has none. Nevertheless, as an intracellular protein, all
> cysteines should be free and reduced.
> Bob Scopes
E. coli GroEL contains 3 cysteines/monomer - none of which form
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