Zn fingers in protein-protein interaction

cok at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk c.okane at gen.cam.ac.uk
Tue May 14 09:26:10 EST 1996


> Peter Hohenstein writes:
> Somebody once told me that Zn fingers not only have DNA binding activity,
> but that they can also be involved in protein-protein interactions.
> However, I cannot find any references on this. Does anybody have any
clues on this?
> 
> 
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An ARF1-GAP, associated with the Golgi, with a single zinc finger motif
which is necessary for GAP activity. 

See Cukierman et al., Science 270:1999 (1995).

Cahir O'Kane, cok at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk

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Cahir O'Kane, Dept of Genetics, Univ. of Cambridge, UK
cok at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk



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