Molecular Chaperones, Volume 290

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: George Lorimer Thomas Baldwin
Editor-in-Chiefs: John Abelson Melvin Simon
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121821913
eBook ISBN: 9780080884028
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 5th March 1998
Page Count: 500
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Table of Contents

A.N. Fedorov and T.O. Baldwin, Protein Folding and Assembly in a Cell-Free Expression System.

B.A. Hardesty, G. Kramer, T. Zhang, and W. Kudlicki, Preparation and Application of Chaperone-Deficient Escherichia coli Cell-free Translation Systems.

H.F. Gilbert, V. McLean, and M. McLean, Protein Disulfide Isomerase.

Y. Yamada, S. Udaka, T. Kajino, C. Miyazaki, O. Asami, and M. Hirai, Thermophilic Fungal Protein Disulfide Isomerase.

J.C.A. Bardwell and T. Zander, Disulfide Bond Catalysts in Escherichia coli.

J.J. Siekierka and G. Wiederrecht, Yeast Immunophilins: Purification and Assay of Yeast FKBP12.

A.K. Matoo, Peptidylprolyl cis-trans-isomerases from Plant Organelles.

C. Frieden, A.C. Clark, and R. Ramanathan, Purification of GroEL with Low Fluorescence Background.

M. Fisher, E. Eisenstein, and P. Reddy, Overexpression, Purification, and Properties of GroES for Escherichia coli.

M.J. Todd and G.H. Lorimer, Criteria for Assessing the Purity and Quality of GroEL.

A.L. Horwich, S.G. Burston, H.S. Rye, J.S. Weissman, and W.A. Fenton, Construction of Single-Ring and Two-Ring Hybrid Versions of Bacterial Chaperonin GroEL.

B.A. McFadden and J.A. Torres-Ruiz, Chaperonin 6014 and Co-Chaperonin 107 from Chromatium vinosum.

F.R. Tabita, W.T. Lee, and G.M.F. Watson, Chaperonins of Purple Nonsulfur Bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides.

R.K. Scopes and K. Truscott, Chaperonins from Thermoanaerobacter Species.

M. Yoshida and H. Taguchi, Chaperonin from a Thermophile, Thermus thermophilus.

M. Morioka and H. Ishikawa, Insect Chaperonin 60: Symbionin.

G. Schatz, Y. Dubaquié,


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Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Catalysts of Protein Folding: Protein Disulfide Isomerases, Cis-trans Peptidyl Prolyl Isomerases

  • Accessory Proteins: Chaperonins, Cochaperonins, Pap Proteins, Sec Proteins
  • Physical methods for investigation of interactions between chaperones and their substances
  • Cotranslational protein folding, cell-free protein synthesis and associated methods


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About the Serial Volume Editors

George Lorimer Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.

Thomas Baldwin Serial Volume Editor

About the Editor-in-Chiefs

John Abelson Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

Melvin Simon Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA