Chapter 9. Structure–Function Relationships in Sugar-Specific Porins

  1. Prof. Dr. Roland Benz
  1. Tilman Schirmer

Published Online: 21 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603875.ch9

Bacterial and Eukaryotic Porins: Structure, Function, Mechanism

Bacterial and Eukaryotic Porins: Structure, Function, Mechanism

How to Cite

Schirmer, T. (2004) Structure–Function Relationships in Sugar-Specific Porins, in Bacterial and Eukaryotic Porins: Structure, Function, Mechanism (ed R. Benz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603875.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Lehrstuhl für Biotechnologie, Biozentrum der Universität Würzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Division of Structural Biology, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 70, 4056 Basel, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527307753

Online ISBN: 9783527603879

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Keywords:

  • structure–function relationships in sugar-specific porins;
  • maltoporin and sucrose porin;
  • probing function by site-directed mutagenesis;
  • simulation of maltoporin function

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Maltoporin and Sucrose Porin

  • Probing Function by Site-directed Mutagenesis

    • Ionic Tracks

    • Greasy Slide

    • Tyrosine 118

    • Translocation Kinetics

    • Changing Substrate Specificity

    • N-terminal Domain of ScrY

    • Probing the Role of the External Loops

  • Simulation of Maltoporin Function