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*The split protease TEV:
*The split protease TEV: [http://www.nature.com/nmeth/journal/v3/n12/full/nmeth967.html| Monitoring regulated protein-protein interactions using split TEV]
*The EnvZ-OmpR system:
*The EnvZ-OmpR system: [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15979641|The response regulator OmpR oligomerizes via beta-sheets to form head-to-head dimers.]
Revision as of 04:51, 20 July 2010
|2 components systems|
The first idea, that seems to be feasible considering all the components, is the one below:
This is a bacterial two component system. On recieving of a signal, the Env Z receptor autophosphorylates. The phosphate is then passed on the respond element, a transcription factor called OmpR. OmpR is a molecule found naturally downstream of the signalling cascade from the EnvZ receptor. On phosphorylation the OmpR-P dimerise. Since each OmpR is fused with a split protease, when the OmpRs come together, the split protease (TEV) domains come together. This produces the active protease.
- The split protease TEV: Monitoring regulated protein-protein interactions using split TEV
- The EnvZ-OmpR system: response regulator OmpR oligomerizes via beta-sheets to form head-to-head dimers.