Immunoglobulin Fold: Structures of Proteins in the Immunoglobulin Superfamily
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Gelfand, I. M., Chothia, C. and Kister, A. E. 2001. Immunoglobulin Fold: Structures of Proteins in the Immunoglobulin Superfamily. eLS.
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Proteins of the immunoglobulin fold are built of homologous domains of approximately 100 residues and with a structure formed by two β sheets packed face to face. Functions of the proteins are mainly in the immune system, cell–cell recognition or in the structural organization and regulation of muscle.
- immunoglobulin structures;
- gene structures;
- structural determinants;
- binding sites