AAA+ molecular machines: Firing on all cylinders

Sarah E. Ades

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AAA+ ATPase protein machines use the power obtained from ATP hydrolysis to remodel macromolecular assemblies in the cell. Recent work in Escherichia coli on the ClpX AAA+ protein reveals fundamental mechanical principles that underlie ClpX motor function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R46-R48
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 24 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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