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Farnesyltransferase α subunit (cyan) and β subunit (green) complex with farnesyl diphosphate (FPP) analog, Zn+2 ion (grey), sulfonic acid derivative and CAAX peptide (PDB code 3q75)

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  1. Reid TS, Terry KL, Casey PJ, Beese LS. Crystallographic analysis of CaaX prenyltransferases complexed with substrates defines rules of protein substrate selectivity. J Mol Biol. 2004 Oct 15;343(2):417-33. PMID:15451670 doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2004.08.056
  2. Hast MA, Nichols CB, Armstrong SM, Kelly SM, Hellinga HW, Alspaugh JA, Beese LS. Structures of Cryptococcus neoformans Protein Farnesyltransferase Reveal Strategies for Developing Inhibitors That Target Fungal Pathogens. J Biol Chem. 2011 Oct 7;286(40):35149-62. Epub 2011 Aug 4. PMID:21816822 doi:10.1074/jbc.M111.250506

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