Assembly and Organization of Macromolecular Complexes
(PowerPoint Slides)

María Diversé-Pierluissi*

Department of Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA.


*Contact information. E-mail, maria.diverse{at}


Slides are provided for a class covering the roles of scaffold proteins in signal transduction and are part of the course "Cell Signaling Systems: A Course for Graduate Students." The slides begin with an overview of scaffold proteins in signal integration and then focus on the following scaffold proteins: A-kinase anchoring proteins (AKAPs), WAVE-1, and proteins that contain PDZ domains.

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Educational Details

Learning Resource Type: PowerPoint slides

Context: Undergraduate upper division, graduate, professional (degree program)

Intended Users: Teacher, learner

Intended Educational Use: Teach, learn, plan

Discipline: Biochemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, neurobiology, cell biology

Keywords: adaptor, cytoskeleton, synapse, muscle, Mint-1, Munc-18, SCAR, WASP

Technical Details

Format: PowerPoint (ppt)

Size: 4.2 MB

Requirements: Microsoft PowerPoint

Limits for Use

Cost: Free

Rights: This material may be downloaded for noncommercial, course-teaching purposes only, provided credit to STKE is included by listing the citation for the Teaching Resource.


Citation: M. Diversé-Pierluissi, Assembly and organization of macromolecular complexes. Sci. STKE2006, tr4 (2006).

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