Model is as model does. Academic Article uri icon


  • Kids love models, and on page 792 of this issue Shimizu et al. give us an early Christmas present. Using plastic replicas of the CheA, CheW, and Tsr protein structures, they assembled the pieces like a jigsaw puzzle. The pleasing result is a scale model of the receptor-kinase signalling complex of bacterial chernotaxis.

published proceedings

  • Nat Cell Biol

author list (cited authors)

  • Manson, M. D., & Cantwell, B. J.

citation count

  • 1

complete list of authors

  • Manson, MD||Cantwell, BJ

publication date

  • January 2000