Molecule of the Month: Aconitase and Iron Regulatory Protein 1
Aconitase performs a reaction in the citric acid cycle, and moonlights as a regulatory protein
...or Iron Regulatory Protein 1
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May 2007, David Goodsellhttp://doi.org/10.2210/rcsb_pdb/mom_2007_5