A model for the Escherichia coli FtsB/FtsL/FtsQ cell division complex

January 2011
BMC Structural Biology;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p28
Academic Journal
The article presents a study developing a structural model of the periplasmic part of the Escherichia coli FtsB/FtsL/FtsQ complex by using bioinformatics tools and experimental data which have been reported in the medical literature. The study found that due to the stability and the important number of hydrophobic residues accessible at the surfaces exposed to the solvent, the proposed FtsB/FtsL/FtsQ complex models are plausible.


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