Toxic Proteins

[Botulinum Neurotoxin| Cholera Toxin| Crotoxin]

Botulinum neurotoxin

Flicker, P. F., V. S. Kulkarni, J. P. Robinson, G. Stubbs and B. R. DasGupta (1992) Cryo-electron microscopy of two-dimensional crystals of reduced type B botulinum neurotoxin. Proc. Elect. Microsc. Soc. Am. 50:530-531.

Schmid, M. F., J. P. Robinson and B. R. DasGupta (1993) Direct visualization of botulinum neurotoxin-induced channels in phospholipid vesicles. Nature 364:827-830.

Cholera Toxin

Mosser, G., V. Mallouh and A. Brisson (1992) A 9Å two-dimensional projected structure of cholera toxin B-subunit-Gm1 complexes determined by electron crystallography. J. Mol. Biol. 226:23-28.


Jeng, T. W. and W. Chiu (1983) Electron crystallography of crotoxin complex thin crystals. Elec. Microsc. Soc. Am. Proc. 41:430-431.

Degn, L. L. (1987) Imaging of the crotoxin crystal in vitreous ice at 3.9Å resolution. Proc. Elect. Microsc. Soc. Am. 45:646-647.

Brink, J., W. Chiu and M. Dougherty (1992) Computer-controlled spot-scan imaging of crotoxin complex crystals with 400 keV electrons at near-atomic resolution. Ultramicrosc. 46:229-240.

Brink, J. and W. Chiu (1994) Applications of a slow-scan CCD camera in protein electron crystallography. J. Struc. Biol. 113:23-34.

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