Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Schwaller, B. 2005. Calcium-binding Proteins. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Calcium ions act as important second messengers for many intracellular processes and the information contained in this calcium signal is modulated by specific calcium-binding proteins. According to well-conserved structural elements, these proteins can be grouped into different families including annexins, C2 domain proteins and EF-hand proteins.
- C2 domain;
- gamma glutamate