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Cell. 2002 Oct 4;111(1):5-7.

Structures of SET domain proteins: protein lysine methyltransferases make their mark.

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  • UCLA Molecular Biology Institute and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA-DOE Center for Genomics and Proteomics, 611 Charles Young Dr. East, Box 951570, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA. yeates@mbi.ucla.edu

Abstract

Proteins bearing the widely distributed SET domain have been shown to methylate lysine residues in histones and other proteins. In this issue, three-dimensional structures are reported for three very different SET domain-containing proteins. The structures reveal novel folds for several new domains, including SET, and provide early insights into mechanisms of catalysis and molecular recognition in this family of enzymes.

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