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Evolution of the “EF-Hand” Family of Calcium-Binding Proteins

  • Christine Perret
  • Nour-eddine Lomri
  • Monique Thomasset
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 269)

Abstract

The family of the intracellular calciproteins that bind calcium with an affinity constant Ka ≃ 104 to 108 M-1 includes the two vitamin D-induced calcium-binding proteins (CaBP) now termed calbindins D. In this family of proteins each calcium-binding domain is organized as a consensus structure, “EF-hand” domain (1).

Keywords

Leucine Residue Intron Insertion Consensus Structure Exon Shuffling Calpain Gene 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine Perret
    • 1
  • Nour-eddine Lomri
    • 1
  • Monique Thomasset
    • 1
  1. 1.U 120INSERMLe VésinetFrance

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