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Binding Protein

Proteins are essential for all cellular events. They bind or interact with additional players such as other proteins, peptides, DNA, and RNA to exert their functions. Revealing protein binding partners is important in understanding the mechanisms through which they function in the cells and the organism. These interactions are essential in the regulation of cell fates and could be important in drugs development. For example proteins can bind mRNA to regulate stability and translation. They also bind other proteins for degradation or proteolysis. These mRNAs and proteins could be involved in cellular processes such as cell survival or apoptosis. This book contains review articles dealing with protein interactions with the above mentioned factors. The enclosed articles could be informative and stimulating for readers interested in protein binding partners and the consequences of such interactions.

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Binding ProteinEdited by Kotb Abdelmohsen

Published: September 19th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2897

ISBN: 978-953-51-0758-3

Copyright year: 2012

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18606 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

18 Web of Science Citations

35 Dimensions Citations

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1. Transferrin Binding Proteins as a Means to Obtain Iron in Parasitic Protozoa

By Magda Reyes-López, Jesús Serrano-Luna, Carolina Piña-Vázquez and Mireya de la Garza

2030

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2. The Potential Role of Binding Proteins in Human Parasitic Infections: An In-Depth Look at the Novel Family of Nematode-Specific Fatty Acid and Retinol Binding Proteins

By Jennifer L. Bath and Amber E. Ferris

1250

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3. Protein-Peptide Interactions Revolutionize Drug Development

By Elif Ozkirimli Olmez and Berna Sariyar Akbulut

3680

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4. More Than a Simple Lock and Key Mechanism: Unraveling the Intricacies of Sperm-Zona Pellucida Binding

By Kate A. Redgrove, R. John Aitken and Brett Nixon

2602

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5. Modulation of Gene Expression by RNA Binding Proteins: mRNA Stability and Translation

By Kotb Abdelmohsen

4343

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6. Cationic Peptide Interactions with Biological Macromolecules

By Monde Ntwasa

1437

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7. The Study of MASPs Knockout Mice

By Minoru Takahashi, Daisuke Iwaki, Yuichi Endo and Teizo Fujita

1817

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8. CELF1, a Multifunctional Regulator of Posttranscriptional Networks

By Daniel Beisang, Paul R. Bohjanen and Irina A. Vlasova-St. Louis

1447

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