Highly sensitive and selective gold(I) recognition by a metalloregulator in Ralstonia metallidurans.

@article{Jian2009HighlySA,
  title={Highly sensitive and selective gold(I) recognition by a metalloregulator in Ralstonia metallidurans.},
  author={Xing Jian and Erik C. Wasinger and Jenny V Lockard and Lin X Chen and Chuan He},
  journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={131 31},
  pages={10869-71}
}
A MerR family metalloregulatory protein CupR selectively responds to gold stress in Ralstonia metallidurans. A distorted trigonal geometry appears to be used by CupR to achieve the highly sensitive (K(d) approximately 10(-35) M) and selective recognition of gold(I). 

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