Molecular Playground/Nickel Superoxide Dismutase

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Ni-bound NiSOD (PDB ID: 1q0m). The yellow/red molecules represent sulphates, the grey/red molecules represent acetic acid, and the green spheres represent the nickel ions bound by the nickel-hook region.


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