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Protein–Protein Interactions

  1. Jeremy H Lakey1,
  2. Isa Gokce2

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001346



How to Cite

Lakey, J. H. and Gokce, I. 2001. Protein–Protein Interactions. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

  2. 2

    Gaziomanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

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Highly specific protein–protein interactions feature in all areas of biochemistry. The genome sequences now available are increasing both our knowledge of the protein composition of cells and the need to understand how they interact.


  • binding;
  • affinity;
  • coiled-coils;
  • antibody;
  • quaternary structure