Motion in Virus MS2 coat protein [ms2coat]

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Classification Known Fragment Motion, Unclassifiable [F-?-2]

2MS2 Conformation 1 [ PartsList ]

Comparison of the protein in a assembled virus with a mutant version of the protein that is not involved in a assembly shows the movement of loop (85 to 87) that binds to RNA.

Particular values describing motion
Creation Date = 19970822
Modification Date = 19970822
Experimental Methods = x (Traditional x-ray)

C-Z Ni, R Syed, R Kodandapani, J Wickersham, D S Peabody and K R Ely (1995). Crystal structure of the MS2 coat protein dimer: implications for RNA binding and virus assembly. Structure. 3: 255-263. [Medline info for 93041761]
R Golmohammadi, K Valegard, K Fridborg and L Liljas (1993). The refined structure of bacteriophage MS2 at 2.8 A resolution. J Mol Biol. 234: 620-639. [Medline info for 94076340]

GO terms associated with structures
Molecular functionstructural molecule activity
Cellular componentviral capsid

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