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  1. Content type: Research Article

    Membrane proteins are difficult targets for structure prediction due to the limited structural data deposited in Protein Data Bank. Most computational methods for membrane protein structure prediction are base...

    Authors: Dorota Latek

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2017 17:8

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  2. Content type: Research Article

    The bHLH transcription factor TWIST1 plays a key role in the embryonic development and in tumorigenesis. Some loss-of-function mutations of the TWIST1 gene have been shown to cause an autosomal dominant craniosyn...

    Authors: Charlotte Bouard, Raphael Terreux, Agnès Tissier, Laurent Jacqueroud, Arnaud Vigneron, Stéphane Ansieau, Alain Puisieux and Léa Payen

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2017 17:6

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  3. Content type: Research Article

    Formamidopyrimidine-DNA glycosylase (Fpg) removes abundant pre-mutagenic 8-oxoguanine (oxoG) bases from DNA through nucleophilic attack of its N-terminal proline at C1′ of the damaged nucleotide. Since oxoG ef...

    Authors: Alexander V. Popov, Anton V. Endutkin, Yuri N. Vorobjev and Dmitry O. Zharkov

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2017 17:5

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  4. Content type: Database

    More than 7000 papers related to “protein refolding” have been published to date, with approximately 300 reports each year during the last decade. Whilst some of these papers provide experimental protocols for...

    Authors: Hisashi Mizutani, Hideaki Sugawara, Ashley M. Buckle, Takeshi Sangawa, Ken-ichi Miyazono, Jun Ohtsuka, Koji Nagata, Tomoki Shojima, Shohei Nosaki, Yuqun Xu, Delong Wang, Xiao Hu, Masaru Tanokura and Kei Yura

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2017 17:4

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  5. Content type: Research Article

    The Spumaretrovirinae (foamy viruses) and the Orthoretrovirinae (e.g. HIV) share many similarities both in genome structure and the sequences of the core viral encoded proteins, such as the aspartyl protease and ...

    Authors: William R. Taylor, Jonathan P. Stoye and Ian A. Taylor

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2017 17:3

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  6. Content type: Methodology article

    T cell receptor (TCR) molecules are involved in the adaptive immune response as they distinguish between self- and foreign-peptides, presented in major histocompatibility complex molecules (pMHC). Former studi...

    Authors: Thomas Hoffmann, Antoine Marion and Iris Antes

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2017 17:2

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The post-translational modification pathway referred to as pupylation marks proteins for proteasomal degradation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other actinobacteria by covalently attaching the small protein Pu...

    Authors: Jonas Barandun, Fred F. Damberger, Cyrille L. Delley, Juerg Laederach, Frédéric H. T. Allain and Eilika Weber-Ban

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2017 17:1

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  8. Content type: Methodology article

    Post-crystallization dehydration methods, applying either vapor diffusion or humidity control devices, have been widely used to improve the diffraction quality of protein crystals. Despite the fact that RNA cr...

    Authors: HaJeung Park, Tuan Tran, Jun Hyuck Lee, Hyun Park and Matthew D. Disney

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:19

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  9. Content type: Methodology Article

    Synchrotron radiation facilities are pillars of modern structural biology. Small-Angle X-ray scattering performed at synchrotron sources is often used to characterize the shape of biological macromolecules. A ...

    Authors: Luca Costa, Alexander Andriatis, Martha Brennich, Jean-Marie Teulon, Shu-wen W. Chen, Jean-Luc Pellequer and Adam Round

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:18

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  10. Content type: Research article

    TPX2 (Targeting Protein for Xklp2) is essential for spindle assembly, activation of the mitotic kinase Aurora A and for triggering microtubule nucleation. Homologs of TPX2 in Chordata and plants were previousl...

    Authors: Luis Sanchez-Pulido, Laurent Perez, Steffen Kuhn, Isabelle Vernos and Miguel A. Andrade-Navarro

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:17

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  11. Content type: Research

    Currently, alternate plasticizers are used to replace phthalate plasticizers in children’s toys, medical equipments and food packaging, due to the adverse effects of phthalate compounds on human health and law...

    Authors: Ishfaq A. Sheikh, Muhammad Yasir, Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Tanveer A. Dar, Adel M. Abuzenadah, Ghazi A. Damanhouri, Mohammed Al-Qahtani and Mohd A. Beg

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16(Suppl 1):15

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 1

  12. Content type: Research

    Di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) is a common endocrine disrupting compound (EDC) present in the environment as a result of industrial activity and leaching from polyvinyl products. DEHP is used as a plasticiz...

    Authors: Ishfaq A. Sheikh, Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Rola F. Turki, Ghazi A. Damanhouri, Mohd A. Beg and Mohammed Al-Qahtani

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16(Suppl 1):16

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 1

  13. Content type: Research article

    CASKIN2 is a neuronal signaling scaffolding protein comprised of multiple ankyrin repeats, two SAM domains, and one SH3 domain. The CASKIN2 SH3 domain for an NMR structural determination because its peptide-bi...

    Authors: Jamie J. Kwan and Logan W. Donaldson

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:14

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Diversity-generating retroelements (DGRs) provide organisms with a unique means for adaptation to a dynamic environment through massive protein sequence variation. The potential scope of this variation exceeds...

    Authors: Sumit Handa, Blair G. Paul, Jeffery F. Miller, David L. Valentine and Partho Ghosh

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:13

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The Plasmodium falciparum M18 Aspartyl Aminopeptidase (PfM18AAP) is only aspartyl aminopeptidase which is found in the genome of P. falciparum and is essential for its survival. The PfM18AAP enzyme performs vario...

    Authors: Madhulata Kumari, Subhash Chandra, Neeraj Tiwari and Naidu Subbarao

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:12

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  16. Content type: Research article

    We comprehensively analyzed X-ray cocrystal structures of dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP-4) and its inhibitor to clarify whether DPP-4 alters its general or partial structure according to the inhibitor used and ...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Nojima, Kazuhiko Kanou, Genki Terashi, Mayuko Takeda-Shitaka, Gaku Inoue, Koichiro Atsuda, Chihiro Itoh, Chie Iguchi and Hajime Matsubara

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:11

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  17. Content type: Research article

    This study investigates the allosteric coupling that exists between the intra- and extracellular parts of human β2-adrenergic receptor (β2-AR), in the presence of the intracellular loop 3 (ICL3), which is missing...

    Authors: Canan Ozgur, Pemra Doruker and E. Demet Akten

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:9

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  18. Content type: Research article

    During inflammation, leukocytes are captured by the selectin family of adhesion receptors lining blood vessels to facilitate exit from the bloodstream. E-selectin is upregulated on stimulated endothelial cells...

    Authors: Anne D. Rocheleau, Thong M. Cao, Tait Takitani and Michael R. King

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:10

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  19. Content type: Research article

    S100 proteins are a large family of calcium binding proteins present only in vertebrates. They function intra- and extracellularly both as regulators of homeostatic processes and as potent effectors during inf...

    Authors: Haili Lin, Gregers Rom Andersen and Laure Yatime

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:8

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The nuclear hormone receptor RORγ regulates transcriptional genes involved in the production of the pro-inflammatory interleukin IL-17 which has been linked to autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis,...

    Authors: Douglas J. Marcotte, YuTing Liu, Kevin Little, John H. Jones, Noel A. Powell, Craig P. Wildes, Laura F. Silvian and Jayanth V. Chodaparambil

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:7

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The ESX-1 type VII secretion system is an important determinant of virulence in pathogenic mycobacteria, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This complicated molecular machine secretes folded proteins through t...

    Authors: Jonathan M. Wagner, Sum Chan, Timothy J. Evans, Sara Kahng, Jennifer Kim, Mark A. Arbing, David Eisenberg and Konstantin V. Korotkov

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:5

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  22. Content type: Software

    The term ‘molecular cartography’ encompasses a family of computational methods for two-dimensional transformation of protein structures and analysis of their physicochemical properties. The underlying algorith...

    Authors: Dimitrios Georgios Kontopoulos, Dimitrios Vlachakis, Georgia Tsiliki and Sofia Kossida

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:4

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    The Publisher's Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:6

  23. Content type: Research Article

    The universal stress proteins (USP) family member UspE is a tandem-type USP that consists of two Usp domains. The UspE expression levels of the Escherichia coli (E. coli) become elevated in response to oxidative ...

    Authors: Yongbin Xu, Jianyun Guo, Xiaoling Jin, Jin-Sik Kim, Ying Ji, Shengdi Fan, Nam-Chul Ha and Chun-Shan Quan

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2016 16:3

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