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Crystal structures of the bacterial amino acid transporter LeuT have provided the basis for understanding the conformational changes associated with substrate translocation by a multitude of transport proteins with the same fold. Biochemical and modeling studies led to a "rocking bundle" mechanism for LeuT that was validated by subsequent transporter structures. These advances suggest how coupled solute transport might be defined by the internal symmetry of proteins containing inverted structural repeats.

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      Content/background information,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722024240625T,Life Science,Solute,Transporter,Chemistry

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