Time to Stop Holding the Elevator: A New Piece of the Transport Protein Mechanism Puzzle.
- Author(s): Vastermark, Ake
- Saier, Milton H
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.str.2016.05.010
In this issue of Structure, McCoy et al. (2016) describe the 2.55-Å X-ray structure of the outward-facing occluded conformation of the Bacillus cereus maltose transporter MalT. This structure represents the penultimate piece needed to complete the picture of the transport cycle of the glucose superfamily of membrane-spanning EIIC components.