ZnII and HgII binding to a designed peptide that accommodates different coordination geometries

Dániel Szunyogh, Béla Gyurcsik, Flemming H. Larsen, Monika Stachura, Peter W. Thulstrup, Lars Hemmingsen, Attila Jancsó
2015 Dalton Transactions  
Inspired by the metal ion binding loop of the MerR family of metalloregulatory proteins, a 12-mer peptide was designed with a broad metal ion specificity, allowing for both linear and tetrahedral coordination geometries.
doi:10.1039/c5dt00945f pmid:26040991 fatcat:oqkehcp6wvg3ho7vff5cg4fjti