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Contact: Andrea Pichler
pichler@ie-freiburg.mpg.de
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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

SUMO Enzyme

Caption: A protein structure (synaptonemal complex) forms between the homologous chromosomes in the presence of the step-2 enzyme modified with SUMO. If the step-2 enzyme cannot be modified with SUMO, the complex is completely absent.

Credit: Martin Xaver, modified by Andrea Pichler

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