Structure of the human RECQ1 helicase reveals a putative strand-separation pin.
|Abstract||RecQ-like helicases, which include 5 members in the human genome, are important in maintaining genome integrity. We present a crystal structure of a truncated form of the human RECQ1 protein with Mg-ADP. The truncated protein is active in DNA fork unwinding but lacks other activities of the full-length enzyme: disruption of Holliday junctions and DNA strand annealing. The structure of human RECQ1 resembles that of Escherichia coli RecQ, with some ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Author||Pike, Ashley C W; Shrestha, Binesh; Popuri, Venkateswarlu; et al|