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Jack Bradley-Clarke

PhD student

Email: j.bradley-clarke@qmul.ac.uk

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Project title: Structural molecular biology and synthetic biology of bacterial microcompartments and nanotubes

Summary: Aim to investigate the role of N- terminal extension peptides present in a number of enzymes encapsulated within BMCs, how do they interact with specific shell proteins and enable the encapsulation of non native cargo. PduK features a C- terminal extension which is not homologous to any other known fold, additionaly PduK interacts with Rubisco via its C- terminus through an unknown mechanism, elucidation of this and the structure of the PduK C- terminus would be beneficial.

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