Methyl CpG Binding Protein 2

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Structure of MeCP2 complex with methylated DNA, 3c2i

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This article was developed based on lectures given in Chemistry 543 by Prof. Clarence E. Schutt at Princeton University.

3D structures of MeCP2

See Methyl CpG binding protein.

See Also


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