For some starting points, google "electrostatic interactions in intrinsically 
disordered proteins". Of course they occur in IDPs; they even have 
proportionally more charged residues than folded proteins. 


On Nov 3, 2012, at 5:06 PM, Xiaodi Yu wrote:

> Dear All:
> I have a quick question: how common it is that electrostatic interactions are 
> involved in intra-molecular interactions, particularly in intrinsically 
> disordered proteins? Is this interaction specific and any example?
> Thanks,
> Dee
> Xiaodi Yu, Ph.D.
> Boston Children's Hospital &
> Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
> Harvard Medical School
> 3 Blackfan
> Boston, MA 02115

Petri Kursula, PhD
Group Leader, Docent of Neurobiochemistry
Department of Biochemistry & Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, Finland
Department of Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Germany
Visiting Scientist (CSSB-HZI, DESY, Hamburg, Germany)

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