Functional Evolution of Solute-Binding Proteins
Solute-binding proteins (SBPs) comprise an abundant and adaptable superfamily of extracytoplasmic solute receptors involved in nutrient uptake and chemotaxis, and constitute an important component of the nutrient-scavenging arsenal in bacteria. The SBP superfamily exemplifies the power of evolution to generate functional diversity by tinkering with an existing protein fold; SBPs have evolved to recognise a wide variety of solutes with high affinity and...[Show more]
|Collections||Open Access Theses|
|Clifton Thesis 2017.pdf||8.38 MB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.