1H, 13C, and 15N assignments of wild-type human γS-crystallin and its cataract-related variant γS-G18V
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- Brubaker, W.D. & Martin, R.W. Biomol NMR Assign (2012) 6: 63. doi:10.1007/s12104-011-9326-1
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We present the backbone and sidechain NMR assignments and a structural analysis of the 178-residue wild-type γS-crystallin and the cataract-related point mutant, γS-G18V. γS-crystallin is a structural component of the eye lens, which maintains its solubility and stability over many years. NMR assignments and continued structural investigations of γS-crystallin and aggregation-prone variants will advance understanding of cataract formation.