Interaction of BOP1, a protein for ribosome biogenesis, with EB1 in Giardia lamblia

Juri Kim, Seobo Sim, Tai Soon Yong, Soon Jung Park

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A search for a protein(s) interacting with the block of proliferation 1 (Bop1) protein of Giardia lamblia led to the isolation of end binding (EB1) protein 1, a protein that is known to function as a microtubule (MT) plus-end-tracking protein in other organisms. Interaction between Bop1 and EB1 of G. lamblia was confirmed by co-immunoprecipitation of in vitro-synthesized Bop1 and EB1 proteins. This result suggests coordination between ribosome biogenesis and cell cycle-related processes such as mitosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1459-1464
Number of pages6
JournalParasitology Research
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Nov

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Funding Information:
Acknowledgment This work was supported by the Korea Research Foundation Grant funded by the Korean Government (MOEHRD, Basic Research Promotion Fund) (R04-2003-000-10023-0).

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Parasitology
  • veterinary(all)
  • Insect Science
  • Infectious Diseases


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