Published Online: 26 MAR 2003
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How to Cite
Li, G. 2003. GTP-binding Loop. eLS. .
- Published Online: 26 MAR 2003
The GTP-binding loop is an evolutionarily conserved structure found in the GTPase superfamily of proteins. The GTP-binding loop enables GTPases to bind and hydrolyse GTP molecules and makes them excellent regulators of cellular processes.
- GTP hydrolysis;
- guanine nucleotide;
- molecular switch;