Bacterial actin homolog ParM: arguments for an apolar, antiparallel double helix.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The bacterial actin homolog ParM has always been modeled as a polar filament, comprising two parallel helical strands, like actin itself. I present arguments here that ParM may be an apolar filament, in which the two helical strands are antiparallel.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Erickson, HP

Published Date

  • September 28, 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 422 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 461 - 463

PubMed ID

  • 22651984

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3428494

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1089-8638

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jmb.2012.05.019


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands