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The smallest array that shows detectable binding of Drosophila HSF contains two 5-bp units, but a complete minimal binding site for trimeric HSF contains three 5-bp units. , 1995). 11 Heat-shock gene promoter and regulatory regions of the Drosophila hsp70, hsp83 and hsp27 genes. Abbreviations: hsp = gene for expression of heat-shock proteins. (After Fernandes, M. I. , Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, 1994. , 1994). , 1990). , 1990) and the concentration of activated HSF.
In all the functions described for the members of the sp70 family, ATP binding and hydrolysis to adenosine diphosphate (ADP) is involved, providing the energy needed for the conformational changes in the stress proteins. , 1994). Palleros et al. (1993) reported that release of unfolded proteins preceded ATP hydrolysis. 3. 3 shows that there are four steps in peptide binding and release: peptide binding, ATP/ADP exchange, peptide release, and ATP hydrolysis. Remembering that the ATP/ADP domain is at the N-terminal side of the stress protein, while the peptide-binding site is at the C-terminal side, one can see that an action initiated on one side of the stress protein delivers a response on the other side.
1999). The homology with α-crystalline may relate to the capacity of SHSPs to form higher-order structures (super-aggregates) (Arrigo and Landry, 1994). Cytoplasmic particles containing the SHSPs, complexed with the SHSP RNAs, have been isolated from Drosophila after recovery from heat shock (Lindquist, 1986). The SHSPs show a temporal and spatial expression during normal development of the fly, during which the genes on locus 67BC are commonly expressed, but tissue-specific, resulting in concentrations that may differ 100-fold (Pauli and Tissières, 1990).