Proteasome-Related HslU and HslV Genes Typical of Eubacteria Are Widespread in Eukaryotes

Abstract

Many eubacteria contain an ATP-dependent protease complex, which is built by multiple copies of the HslV and HslU proteins and is therefore called HslVU. HslU proteins are AAA + ATPases, while HslV proteins are proteases that show highly significant similarity to β subunits of proteasomes. Therefore, the HslVU complex has been envisaged as a precursor or… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00239-005-0282-1

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