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  1. The protein encoded by the SA1388 gene from Staphylococcus aureus was chosen for structure determination to elucidate its domain organization and confirm our earlier remote homology based prediction that it house...

    Authors: Kumar Singh Saikatendu, Xuejun Zhang, Lisa Kinch, Matthew Leybourne, Nick V Grishin and Hong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:27

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The histone H3/H4 chaperone Asf1 (anti-silencing function 1) is required for the establishment and maintenance of proper chromatin structure, as well as for genome stability in eukaryotes. Asf1 participates in...

    Authors: Andrew J Antczak, Toshiaki Tsubota, Paul D Kaufman and James M Berger

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:26

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  3. Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), are biodegradable polyesters derived from many microorganisms such as the pseudomonads. These polyesters are in great demand especially in the packaging industries, the medical lin...

    Authors: Habibah A Wahab, Nurul Bahiyah Ahmad Khairudin, Mohd Razip Samian and Nazalan Najimudin

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:23

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Development of countermeasures to bioterrorist threats such as those posed by the smallpox virus (variola), include vaccination and drug development. Selective activation of nucleoside analogues by virus-encod...

    Authors: Kamel El Omari, Nicola Solaroli, Anna Karlsson, Jan Balzarini and David K Stammers

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:22

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  5. Soluble Alzheimer's Aβ oligomers autoinsert into neuronal cell membranes, contributing to the pathology of Alzheimer's Disease (AD), and elevated serum cholesterol is a risk factor for AD, but the reason is un...

    Authors: Richard H Ashley, Thad A Harroun, Thomas Hauss, Kieran C Breen and Jeremy P Bradshaw

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:21

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Superoxide dismutases (SODs) are important enzymes in defence against oxidative stress. In Plasmodium falciparum, they may be expected to have special significance since part of the parasite life cycle is spent i...

    Authors: Ian W Boucher, Andrzej M Brzozowski, James A Brannigan, Claudia Schnick, Derek J Smith, Sue A Kyes and Anthony J Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:20

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Protein structure comparison is one of the most important problems in computational biology and plays a key role in protein structure prediction, fold family classification, motif finding, phylogenetic tree re...

    Authors: Luonan Chen, Ling-Yun Wu, Yong Wang, Shihua Zhang and Xiang-Sun Zhang

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:18

    Content type: Software

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  8. Prions as causative agents of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in humans and animals are composed of the infectious isomer, PrPSc, of the cellular prion protein, PrPC. The conversion and thus the ...

    Authors: Norman Kachel, Werner Kremer, Ralph Zahn and Hans Robert Kalbitzer

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:16

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Rapid and accurate three-dimensional structure determination of biological macromolecules is mandatory to keep up with the vast progress made in the identification of primary sequence information. During the l...

    Authors: Konrad Brunner, Wolfram Gronwald, Jochen M Trenner, Klaus-Peter Neidig and Hans Robert Kalbitzer

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:14

    Content type: Methodology article

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  10. Recently a new class of methods for fast protein structure comparison has emerged. We call the methods in this class projection methods as they rely on a mapping of protein structure into a high-dimensional vecto...

    Authors: Elena Zotenko, Dianne P O'Leary and Teresa M Przytycka

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:12

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Molecular recognition is all pervasive in biology. Protein molecules are involved in enzyme regulation, immune response, signal transduction, oligomer assembly, etc. Delineation of physical and chemical featur...

    Authors: Rudra P Saha, Ranjit P Bahadur, Arumay Pal, Saptarshi Mandal and Pinak Chakrabarti

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:11

    Content type: Software

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  12. Mistic is a unique Bacillus subtilis protein with virtually no detectable homologues in GenBank, which appears to integrate into the bacterial membrane despite an overall hydrophilic composition. These unusual pr...

    Authors: Tarmo P Roosild, Mark Vega, Samantha Castronovo and Senyon Choe

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:10

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The 3-D structure of none of the eukaryotic sialyltransferases (SiaTs) has been determined so far. Sequence alignment algorithms such as BLAST and PSI-BLAST could not detect a homolog of these enzymes from the...

    Authors: MS Sujatha and Petety V Balaji

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:9

    Content type: Research article

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  14. As tertiary structure is currently available only for a fraction of known protein families, it is important to assess what parts of sequence space have been structurally characterized. We consider protein doma...

    Authors: Ruslan I Sadreyev and Nick V Grishin

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:6

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  15. MHC Class I molecules present antigenic peptides to cytotoxic T cells, which forms an integral part of the adaptive immune response. Peptides are bound within a groove formed by the MHC heavy chain. Previous a...

    Authors: Matthew N Davies, Channa K Hattotuwagama, David S Moss, Michael GB Drew and Darren R Flower

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:5

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  16. Understanding protein function from its structure is a challenging problem. Sequence based approaches for finding homology have broad use for annotation of both structure and function. 3D structural informatio...

    Authors: Brandon Peters, Charles Moad, Eunseog Youn, Kris Buffington, Randy Heiland and Sean Mooney

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:4

    Content type: Software

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  17. Sliding DNA clamps are processivity factors that are required for efficient DNA replication. DNA polymerases maintain proximity to nucleic acid templates by interacting with sliding clamps that encircle DNA an...

    Authors: Maria A Argiriadi, Eric R Goedken, Irina Bruck, Mike O'Donnell and John Kuriyan

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:2

    Content type: Research article

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  18. RBBP6 is a 250 kDa splicing-associated protein that has been identified as an E3 ligase due to the presence of a RING finger domain. In humans and mice it interacts with both p53 and Rb, and plays a role in th...

    Authors: David JR Pugh, Eiso AB, Andrew Faro, Portia T Lutya, Eberhard Hoffmann and D Jasper G Rees

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2006 6:1

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  19. Human Aortic Preferentially Expressed Protein-1 (APEG-1) is a novel specific smooth muscle differentiation marker thought to play a role in the growth and differentiation of arterial smooth muscle cells (SMCs).

    Authors: Babu A Manjasetty, Frank H Niesen, Christoph Scheich, Yvette Roske, Frank Goetz, Joachim Behlke, Volker Sievert, Udo Heinemann and Konrad Büssow

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:21

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  20. S-adenosylmethionine is a source of diverse chemical groups used in biosynthesis and modification of virtually every class of biomolecules. The most notable reaction requiring S-adenosylmethionine, transfer of me...

    Authors: Piotr Z Kozbial and Arcady R Mushegian

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:19

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  21. The polypeptides involved in amyloidogenesis may be globular proteins with a defined 3D-structure or natively unfolded proteins. The first class includes polypeptides such as β2-microglobulin, lysozyme, transt...

    Authors: Natalia Sánchez de Groot, Irantzu Pallarés, Francesc X Avilés, Josep Vendrell and Salvador Ventura

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:18

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  22. A number of methods are now available to perform automatic assignment of periodic secondary structures from atomic coordinates, based on different characteristics of the secondary structures. In general these ...

    Authors: Juliette Martin, Guillaume Letellier, Antoine Marin, Jean-François Taly, Alexandre G de Brevern and Jean-François Gibrat

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:17

    Content type: Research article

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  23. A polypeptide chain of a protein-protein complex is said to be obligatory if it is bound to another chain throughout its functional lifetime. Such a chain might not adopt the native fold in the unbound form. A...

    Authors: Subhajyoti De, O Krishnadev, N Srinivasan and N Rekha

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:15

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  24. The Ramachandran plot is a fundamental tool in the analysis of protein structures. Of the 4 basic types of Ramachandran plots, the interactions that determine the generic and proline Ramachandran plots are wel...

    Authors: Bosco K Ho and Robert Brasseur

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:14

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  25. The NMB0736 gene of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B strain MC58 encodes the putative nitrogen regulatory protein, IIANtr (abbreviated to NM-IIANtr). The homologous protein present in Escherichia coli is implic...

    Authors: Jingshan Ren, Sarah Sainsbury, Nick S Berrow, David Alderton, Joanne E Nettleship, David K Stammers, Nigel J Saunders and Raymond J Owens

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:13

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  26. The statistical analysis of protein structures requires datasets in which structural features can be considered independently distributed, i.e. not related through common ancestry, and that fulfil minimal requ...

    Authors: B Thiruv, G Quon, SA Saldanha and B Steipe

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:12

    Content type: Database

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  27. Proteins of the tetraspanin family contain four transmembrane domains (TM1-4) linked by two extracellular loops and a short intracellular loop, and have short intracellular N- and C-termini. While structure an...

    Authors: Oleg V Kovalenko, Douglas G Metcalf, William F DeGrado and Martin E Hemler

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:11

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  28. A reliable prediction of the Xaa-Pro peptide bond conformation would be a useful tool for many protein structure calculation methods. We have analyzed the Protein Data Bank and show that the combined use of se...

    Authors: Doreen Pahlke, Christian Freund, Dietmar Leitner and Dirk Labudde

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:8

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  29. aaTHEP1, the gene product of aq_1292 from Aquifex aeolicus, shows sequence homology to proteins from most thermophiles, hyperthermophiles, and higher organisms such as man, mouse, and fly. In contrast, there are ...

    Authors: Michael Roßbach, Oliver Daumke, Claudia Klinger, Alfred Wittinghofer and Michael Kaufmann

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:7

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  30. The cluster of orthologous group COG2042 has members in all sequenced Eukaryota as well as in many Archaea. The cellular function of these proteins of ancient origin remains unknown. PSI-BLAST analysis does no...

    Authors: Jean Armengaud, Alain Dedieu, Olivier Solques, Jean-Luc Pellequer and Eric Quemeneur

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:3

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  31. Restriction enzymes (REases) are commercial reagents commonly used in recombinant DNA technologies. They are attractive models for studying protein-DNA interactions and valuable targets for protein engineering...

    Authors: Agnieszka A Chmiel, Janusz M Bujnicki and Krzysztof J Skowronek

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:2

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  32. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) currently infects approximately three percent of the world population. In view of the lack of vaccines against HCV, there is an urgent need for an efficient treatment of the disease by ...

    Authors: Nelson JF da Silveira, Helen A Arcuri, Carlos E Bonalumi, Fátima P de Souza, Isabel MVGC Mello, Paula Rahal, João RR Pinho and Walter F de Azevedo Jr

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2005 5:1

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  33. ChaB is a putative regulator of ChaA, a Na+/H+ antiporter that also has Ca+/H+ activity in E. coli. ChaB contains a conserved 60-residue region of unknown function found in other bacteria, archaeabacteria and a s...

    Authors: Michael J Osborne, Nadeem Siddiqui, Pietro Iannuzzi and Kalle Gehring

    Citation: BMC Structural Biology 2004 4:9

    Content type: Research article

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