Structural mapping of the ClpB ATPases of Plasmodium falciparum: Targeting protein folding and secretion for antimalarial drug design

@article{AhYoung2015StructuralMO,
  title={Structural mapping of the ClpB ATPases of Plasmodium falciparum: Targeting protein folding and secretion for antimalarial drug design},
  author={Andrew P. AhYoung and Antoine Koehl and Duilio Cascio and Pascal F. Egea},
  journal={Protein Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={24}
}
Caseinolytic chaperones and proteases (Clp) belong to the AAA+ protein superfamily and are part of the protein quality control machinery in cells. The eukaryotic parasite Plasmodium falciparum, the causative agent of malaria, has evolved an elaborate network of Clp proteins including two distinct ClpB ATPases. ClpB1 and ClpB2 are involved in different aspects of parasitic proteostasis. ClpB1 is present in the apicoplast, a parasite‐specific and plastid‐like organelle hosting various metabolic… 
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