Figure 3.

Comparison of antibiotic binding sites. (A) To visualize the relative orientations of different classes of antibiotics and substrates compared with dalfopristin and quinupristin, several structures have been aligned and overlaid: clindamycin (PDB entry 1JZX), erythromycin (1JZY), chloramphenicol (1K01) and CC-Puromycin molecules in A- (A-CCPuro) and P-site (P-CCPuro). CC-Puromycin coordinates were taken from Bashan et al. (2003) [40]. (B) Overview of the binding sites of quinupristin and dalfopristin within the 50S ribosomal subunit, in relation to the P-site tRNA and the ribosomal exit tunnel (highlighted in gold).

Harms et al. BMC Biology 2004 2:4   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-2-4
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