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Crystal structure of shikimate kinase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MtSK) complexed with MgADP and shikimic acid (shikimate) has been determined at 2.3 Ã… resolution, clearly revealing the amino-acid residues involved in shikimate binding. This is the first three-dimensional structure of SK complexed with shikimate. The LID domain (residues 112-124) and shikimate binding domain (SB) (residues 33-61) are responsible for large conformational changes during catalysis.


Welcome to the Online Dictionary of Crystallography, maintained by the Commission for Crystallographic Nomenclature of the International Union of Crystallography.

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crystallography

Group epimorphism


from Greek κρυσταλλος − (krustallos) ice, crystal + γραφειν (graphein) − to write

The branch of science devoted to the study of molecular and crystalline structure and properties, with far-reaching applications in mineralogy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology, metallurgy and materials science.



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