Motion in S. aureus alpha-Hemolysin [hemolysin]

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Classification [D-f-2]

Structures
1LKF
7AHL [ PartsList ]

Description
a-Hemolysin forms a heptamer channel with long extended strands joining at the core. The soluble form of a related protein, LukF, has this domain folded up and retracted, and is thought to be analogous to the soluble, monomeric form of hemolysin.

References
R Olson, H Nariya, K Yokota, Y Kamio, E Gouaux (1999). Crystal structure of staphylococcal LukF delineates conformational changes accompanying formation of a transmembrane channel. Nat Struct Biol, 6:134-40 [Medline info for 10048924]
L Song, M R Hobaugh, C Shustak, S Cheley, H Bayley, J E Gouaux (1996). Structure of staphylococcal alpha-hemolysin, a heptameric transmembrane pore. Science, 274:1859-66 [Medline info for 8943190]

GO terms associated with structures
Cellular componentextracellular region
Biological processpathogenesis, hemolysis

Morphs

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Best representative
Morph Morph name Structure #1 Structure #2 Residues
LukF --> Hemolysin 1lkf [ A ] 7ahl [ A ] 293

User-submitted morphs
Morph Morph name Structure #1 Structure #2 Residues
576107-13264 S. aureus alpha-Hemolysin 1lkf [ A ] 7ahl [ A ] 293
576138-13287 S. aureus alpha-Hemolysin 1lkf [ A ] 7ahl [ A ] 293


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