DNA Structure Changes Coupled to Protein Binding
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Dlakic, M. and Kerppola, T. K. 2001. DNA Structure Changes Coupled to Protein Binding. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Protein-induced DNA distortions facilitate the interactions between proteins bound to non-adjacent sites on DNA. Correct assembly of these macromolecular complexes is necessary for DNA transcription, recombination, repair and replication.
- DNA bending;
- DNA kinking;
- sequence-dependent DNA structure;
- protein–DNA interactions;
- transcriptional regulation