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Protein Structure

Since the dawn of recorded history, and probably even before, men and women have been grasping at the mechanisms by which they themselves exist. Only relatively recently, did this grasp yield anything of substance, and only within the last several decades did the proteins play a pivotal role in this existence. In this expose on the topic of protein structure some of the current issues in this scientific field are discussed. The aim is that a non-expert can gain some appreciation for the intricacies involved, and in the current state of affairs. The expert meanwhile, we hope, can gain a deeper understanding of the topic.

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Protein StructureEdited by Eshel Faraggi

Published: April 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2335

ISBN: 978-953-51-0555-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5278-1

Copyright year: 2012

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32598 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

42 Web of Science Citations

45 Dimensions Citations

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1. An Evolutionary Biology Approach to Understanding Neurological Disorders

By Azhari Aziz, Jasmina Ilievska, Paul R. Fisher and Naomi E. Bishop

1629

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2. Structure and Dynamics of Proteins from Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

By Homayoun Valafar and Stephanie J. Irausquin

1795

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3. Anhydrous and Hydrated Protein Models Derived from High-Resolution and Low-Resolution Techniques

By Helmut Durchschlag and Peter Zipper

1768

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4. Refinement of Protein Tertiary Structure by Using Spin-Spin Coupling Constants from Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurements

By Jürgen M. Schmidt and Frank Löhr

1397

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5. An Exhaustive Shape-Based Approach for Proteins' Secondary, Tertiary and Quaternary Structures Indexing, Retrieval and Docking

By Eric Paquet and Herna L. Viktor

1448

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6. Protein Structure Alphabetic Alignment

By Jiaan Yang and Wei-Hua Lee

1459

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7. Theoretical Analyses of Photoinduced Electron Transfer from Aromatic Amino Acids to the Excited Flavins in Some Flavoproteins

By Kiattisak Lugsanangarm, Nadtanet Nunthaboot, Somsak Pianwanit, Sirirat Kokpol and Fumio Tanaka

1659

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8. Estimating Hydrogen Bond Energy in Integral Membrane Chromoproteins by High Hydrostatic Pressure Optical Spectroscopy

By Liina Kangur, John D. Olsen, C. Neil Hunter and Arvi Freiberg

1563

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9. On the Relationship Between Residue Solvent Exposure and Thermal Fluctuations in Proteins

By Yu-Tung Chien, Jenn-Kang Hwang and Shao-Wei Huang

1561

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10. Preserving Proteins Under High Pressure and Low Temperature

By Takahiro Takekiyo, Minoru Kato and Yukihiro Yoshimura

1756

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11. A Stable Protein - CutA1

By Azumi Hirata, Aya Sato, Takashi Tadokoro, Yuichi Koga, Shigenori Kanaya and Kazufumi Takano

1229

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12. Ligand-Binding Proteins: Structure, Stability and Practical Application

By Olga Stepanenko, Alexander Fonin, Olesya Stepanenko, Irina Kuznetsova and Konstantin Turoverov

2320

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13. Functional Difference Between Deuterated and Protonated Macromolecules

By Takashi Sugiyama and Tohru Yoshioka

3248

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14. Slit/Robo Signaling: Inhibition of Directional Leukocyte Migration

By Ilya M. Mukovozov and Lisa A. Robinson

1946

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15. Fibrinolytic Enzymes from Medicinal Mushrooms

By Chung-Lun Lu and Shiu-Nan Chen

3126

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16. Phospholipases A2 Protein Structure and Natural Products Interactions in Development of New Pharmaceuticals

By Marcos Toyama, Selma D. Rodrigues, Daneila O. Toyama, Veronica C.G. Soares, Camila Ap Cotrim, Rafael Ximenes and Marcelo L. Santos

2612

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17. Prediction and Rational Design of Antimicrobial Peptides

By William F. Porto, Osmar N. Silva and Octávio L. Franco

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