Structures of two truncated phage-tail hyaluronate lyases from Streptococcus pyogenes serotype M1.

@article{MartnezFleites2009StructuresOT,
  title={Structures of two truncated phage-tail hyaluronate lyases from Streptococcus pyogenes serotype M1.},
  author={C. Mart{\'i}nez-Fleites and N. Smith and J. Turkenburg and G. Black and E. Taylor},
  journal={Acta crystallographica. Section F, Structural biology and crystallization communications},
  year={2009},
  volume={65 Pt 10},
  pages={
          963-6
        }
}
The crystal structures of truncated forms of the Streptococcus pyogenes phage-encoded hyaluronate lyases HylP2 and HylP3 were determined by molecular replacement to 1.6 and 1.9 A resolution, respectively. The truncated forms crystallized in a hexagonal space group, forming a trimer around the threefold crystallographic axis. The arrangement of the fold is very similar to that observed in the structure of the related hyaluronate lyase HylP1. The structural elements putatively involved in… Expand
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