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[Protein-analysis] Re: why cant we say chaperone an enzyme?

Dr Engelbert Buxbaum engelbert_buxbaum at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 14 11:47:18 EST 2006


DK wrote:

> In article <1144809767.366060.150230 at u72g2000cwu.googlegroups.com>,
> "subberry" <zhangpy at gmail.com> wrote:
> >Thank you!
> 
> No good reason. In fact, we can. 

I agree. At the very least many of them are ATPases. Of course, the
chaperone activity (unlike chaperonins) is not enzymatic, as no reaction
is catalysed. 

Unfortunately, no EC-number seems to have been assigned yet.


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