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Mimicking enzyme evolution by generating new (betaalpha)8-barrels from (betaalpha)4-half-barrels.

Höcker, Birte ; Claren, Jörg ; Sterner, Reinhard


Gene duplication and fusion events that multiply and link functional protein domains are crucial mechanisms of enzyme evolution. The analysis of amino acid sequences and three-dimensional structures suggested that the (betaalpha)8-barrel, which is the most frequent fold among enzymes, has evolved by the duplication, fusion, and mixing of (betaalpha)4-half-barrel domains. Here, we mimicked this ...


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