ToIC, a macromolecular periplasmic 'chunnel'

Kathleen Postle, H. Vakharia

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The crystal structure of ToIC, one of the most mysterious proteins in the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria, suggests a mechanism for its role in secretion of proteins and efflux of toxic chemicals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)527-530
Number of pages4
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 20 2000


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics

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