Structure of rat acidic fibroblast growth factor at 1.4 A resolution.
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- Structure of rat acidic fibroblast growth factor at 1
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Fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) constitute a family of 22 structurally related heparin-binding polypeptides that are involved in the regulation of cell growth, survival, differentiation and migration. Here, a 1.4 A resolution X-ray structure of rat FGF1 is presented. Two molecules are present in the asymmetric unit of the crystal and they coordinate a total of five sulfate ions. The structures of human, bovine and newt FGF1 have been published previously. Human and rat FGF1 are found to have very similar structures.
|Journal||Acta Crystallographica. Section F : Structural Biology and Crystallization Communications|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
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