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Structural and Functional Analysis of ypt Proteins, a Family of ras-Related Nucleotide-Binding Proteins in Eukaryotic Cells

  • Dieter Gallwitz
  • Heinz Haubruck
  • Constance Molenaar
  • Reinhild Prange
  • Mechthild Puzicha
  • Hans Dieter Schmitt
  • Constantin Vorgias
  • Peter Wagner

Abstract

The advance in cloning and sequencing of DNA has led in recent years to the discovery of a large number of genes encoding guanine nucleotide-binding proteins that are related to the potentially oncogenic ras proteins. ras proteins (for review: Barbacid, 1987) and various ras-related proteins are, as far as this has been studied, evolutionary highly conserved. These proteins share similar biochemical properties, they are membrane-bound and likely to be involved in different regulatory pathways in all eukaryotic cells.

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Fission Yeast Membrane Attachment Sec4 Protein Similar Biochemical Property Human Human 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dieter Gallwitz
    • 1
  • Heinz Haubruck
    • 1
  • Constance Molenaar
    • 1
  • Reinhild Prange
    • 1
  • Mechthild Puzicha
    • 1
  • Hans Dieter Schmitt
    • 1
  • Constantin Vorgias
    • 1
  • Peter Wagner
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical ChemistryGöttingenGermany

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