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Cotranslational protein assembly imposes evolutionary constraints on homomeric proteins.

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Cotranslational protein folding can facilitate rapid formation of functional structures. However, it might also cause premature assembly of protein complexes, if two interacting nascent chains are in close proximity. By analyzing known protein structures, we show that homomeric protein contacts are enriched towards the C-termini of polypeptide chains across diverse proteomes. We hypothesize that this is the result of evolutionary constraints for folding to occur prior to assembly. Using high-...

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10.1038/s41594-018-0029-5

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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Structural and Molecular Biology Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
3
Pages:
279-288
Publication date:
2018-02-12
Acceptance date:
2018-01-10
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1545-9985
ISSN:
1545-9993
Pmid:
29434345
Source identifiers:
825592
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English
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2018-06-11

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