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Title: RNA-exporting machine in action

A tiny motor tasked with one of nature's biggest jobs is now better understood. The molecular machinery that helps export messenger RNA from a cell's nucleus has been structurally mapped at more »the Advanced Light Source, a synchrotron located at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). In this simulation, Gle1 (yellow) binds Dbp5 (green and blue-grey) causing Dbp5 to release RNA (orange). The movie begins with Dbp5 bound to RNA and then transitions to the Gle1-Dbp5 state, the step that jettisons RNA. The simulation then plays in reverse to mimic RNA and ATP dependent closing of Dbp5 and release of Gle1 (Movie courtesy of Karsten Weis's and James Berger's labs)« less
Title: RNA-exporting machine in action
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
OSTI Identifier: 1046806
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS ; Advanced Light Source ; Berkeley Lab ; RNA
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:00:12
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27