The molecular structure of green fluorescent protein

@article{Yang1996TheMS,
  title={The molecular structure of green fluorescent protein},
  author={Fan Yang and Larry G. Moss and George N. Phillips},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  year={1996},
  volume={14},
  pages={1246-1251}
}
The crystal structure of recombinant wild-type green fluorescent protein (GFP) has been solved to a resolution of 1.9 Å by multiwavelength anomalous dispersion phasing methods. The protein is in the shape of a cylinder, comprising 11 strands of ß-sheet with an α-helix inside and short helical segments on the ends of the cylinder. This motif, with ß-structure on the outside and α-helix on the inside, represents a new protein fold, which we have named the ß-can. Two protomers pack closely… Expand
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