Highly sensitive and selective gold(I) recognition by a metalloregulator in Ralstonia metallidurans

Xing Jian, Erik C. Wasinger, Jenny V. Lockard, Lin X. Chen, Chuan He*

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Abstract

(Figure Presented) A MerR family metalloregulatory protein CupR selectively responds to gold stress in Ralstonia metallidurans. A distorted trigonal geometry appears to be used by CupR to achieve the highly sensitive (K d ∼10-35 M) and selective recognition of gold(I).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10869-10871
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume131
Issue number31
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 12 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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