Proline residues appear to punctuate the distribution of amphiphilic phospholipid-binding regions of apolipoproteins. We have applied a quantitative test to this hypothesis and shown that the magnitude of the helical hydrophobic moment around proline residues is reduced in lipid-binding proteins and peptides.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications|
|State||Published - Aug 29 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Biology
- Cell Biology