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Research Article

Importance of Electrostatic Interactions in the Association of Intrinsically Disordered Histone Chaperone Chz1 and Histone H2A.Z-H2B

  • Xiakun Chu,

    Affiliation: College of Physics, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China

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  • Yong Wang,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China

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  • Linfeng Gan,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China

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  • Yawen Bai,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Wei Han,

    Affiliation: College of Physics, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China

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  • Erkang Wang mail,

    ekwang@ciac.jl.cn (EW); jin.wang.1@stonybrook.edu (JW)

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China

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  • Jin Wang mail

    ekwang@ciac.jl.cn (EW); jin.wang.1@stonybrook.edu (JW)

    Affiliations: College of Physics, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China, State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China, Department of Chemistry and Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: July 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002608

About the Authors

Xiakun Chu, Wei Han, Jin Wang
College of Physics, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China
Yong Wang, Linfeng Gan, Erkang Wang, Jin Wang
State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China
Yawen Bai
Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Jin Wang
Department of Chemistry and Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XC YW EW JW. Performed the experiments: XC YW. Analyzed the data: XC YW LG YB WH EW JW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EW JW. Wrote the paper: XC YW YB EW JW.