Evolutionary traces decode molecular mechanism behind fast pace of myosin XI

January 2011
BMC Structural Biology;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p35
Academic Journal
The article presents a study focusing on evolutionary traces that decode molecular mechanism behind fast pace of myosin XI. The study shows that molecular modelling and the analysis of putative interactions involve class-specific residues indicating a structural basis for the molecular mechanism behind high velocity of plant myosin XI. It proposes a model of a more flexible switch I region that contributes to faster adenosine diphosphate (ADP) release.


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