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Chaperonin 60

A group I chaperonin protein that forms the barrel-like structure of the chaperonin complex. It is an oligomeric protein with a distinctive structure of fourteen subunits, arranged in two rings of seven subunits each. The protein was originally studied in BACTERIA where it is commonly referred to as GroEL protein.

Year introduced: 1995(1989)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811., D12.776.580.216.210.590.750

MeSH Unique ID: D018834

Entry Terms:

  • hsp60 Family
  • Heat-Shock Protein 60
  • Heat Shock Protein 60
  • Heat-Shock Proteins 60
  • Heat Shock Proteins 60
  • hsp60 Protein
  • GroEL Protein
  • GroEL Stress Protein

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