• Disorder is a critical component of lipoprotein sorting in Gram-negative bacteria

    1 month ago - By ACS Division of Biological Chemistry

    Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 29 July 2021; doi:10.1038/s41589-021-00845-z Approximately half of lipoproteins destined to the Escherichia coli outer membrane display intrinsically disordered linker peptides at their N termini, which are required for optimal trafficking by the Lol lipoprotein sorting system.
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