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  • "ENOX Proteins" documents a unique family of cell surface proteins which are the exclusive discovery (subsequently confirmed by others) of the authors, their students and their colleagues. An ENOX-based mechanism is provided for how cells increase in size that is both unique and applicable not only to cancer and cancer therapy but also to production agriculture and biomass increase. The role of ENOX proteins in biological time-keeping is described along with evidence for oscillations in the ratios of electron spin pairs defining ortho and para water states that form highly coordinated populations of coherent water of interest to physicists as the underlying mechanism. The age-related NADH oxidases that appear around age 30 and increase steadily thereafter with potentially causal involvements in atherogenesis and skin aging have been identified as five members of the TM-9 protein superfamily of all with different chromosomal locations. The arNOX proteins initially are membrane anchored but functionally-active N-terminal fragments that are shed into body fluids. Except for critical functional motifs, all of the ENOX protein family members have distinct protein sequences and chromosomal origins. A fourth member of the ENOX protein family occurs in plants as the primary target for both natural and synthetic growth hormone (auxin)-stimulated rapid cell enlargement. Despite masquerading as intractable and difficult to clone and characterize, ENOX proteins offer remarkable opportunities for research, commercial development and outside confirmation of new paradigms to help explain complex biological processes.
  • Introduction to electron crystallography / Werner Kuhlbrandt -- Practical aspects in expression and purification of membrane proteins for structural analysis / Kutti R. Vinothkumar, Patricia C. Edwards, and Joerg Standfuss -- Two-dimensional crystallization of membrane proteins by reconstitution through dialysis / Matthew C. Johnson [and others] -- Monolayer two-dimensional crystallization of membrane proteins / Luc Lebeau and Catherine Venien-Bryan -- Screening for two-dimensional crystals by transmission electron microscopy of negatively stained samples / Tina M. Dreaden [and others] -- Low dose techniques and cryo-electron microscopy / Yoshinori Fujiyoshi -- Grid preparation for cryo-electron microscopy / Nobuhiko Gyobu -- Recording high-resolution images of two-dimensional crystals of membrane proteins / Agustin Avila-Sakar [and others] -- Collection of high-resolution electron diffraction data / Tamir Gonen -- Image processing of 2D crystal images / Marcel Arheit [and others] -- Merging of image data in electron crystallography / Marcel Arheit [and others] -- Evaluation of electron crystallographic data from images of two-dimensional crystals / Vinzenz M. Unger -- Modeling, docking, and fitting of atomic structures to 3D maps from cryo-electron microscopy / Gregory S. Allen and David L. Stokes -- Phasing electron diffraction data by molecular replacement : strategy for structure determination and refinement / Goragot Wisedchaisri and Tamir Gonen -- High-throughput methods for electron crystallography / David L. Stokes [and others] -- Automated grid handling and image acquisition for two-dimensional crystal screening / Anchi Cheng -- Automation of data acquisition in electron crystallography / Anchi Cheng -- Automation of image processing in electron crystallography / Marcel Arheit [and others] -- Choice and maintenance of equipment for electron crystallography / Deryck J. Mills and Janet Vonck -- Future developments in instrumentation for electron crystallography / Kenneth H. Downing -- Tubular crystals and helical arrays : structural determination of HIV-1 capsid assemblies using iterative helical real-space reconstruction / Peijun Zhang, Xin Meng, and Gongpu Zhao -- Single particle electron microscopy / Wilson C.Y. Lau and John L. Rubinstein -- Electron tomography of paracrystalline 2D arrays / Hanspeter Winkler, Shenping Wu, and Kenneth A. Taylor -- High-resolution imaging of 2D outer membrane protein F crystals by atomic force microscopy / Dimitrios Fotiadis and Daniel J. Muller -- Determination of soluble and membrane protein structures by x-ray crystallography / Raquel L. Lieberman, Mary E. Peek, and J. Derrick Watkins -- Solution nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy / James J. Chou and Remy Sounier -- Structure-function insights of membrane and soluble proteins revealed by electron crystallography / Tina M. Dreaden [and others] -- Lipid monolayer and sparse matrix screening for growing two-dimensional crystals for electron crystallography : methods and examples / Mark Yeager, Kelly A. Dryden, and Barbie K. Ganser-Pornillos -- Processing of electron diffraction patterns with the XDP program / Kaoru Mitsuoka -- Future directions of electron crystallography / Yoshinori Fujiyoshi.
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    A certain sense of self -- Shedding encumbrances -- One of Gall's gals -- Revelations -- Opportunism -- Gold rush -- Entering the fray -- An interlocking system -- Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde? -- Members of a guild -- Citizen scientist -- Political fallout -- "You have to think it's fun" -- Notes -- Bibliography.
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    pt. A. General medicine -- pt. B. Anatomy -- pt. C. Biology, genetics and biochemistry -- pt. D. Therapeutic substances.
  • Bonus Student Consult access - included with the text - allows readers to conveniently access the book's content online. This concise and user-friendly reference provides crucial knowledge for the early years of medical training, as well as for exam preparation.
  • Also available: Print – 2006
  • The role of atomistic modeling of molecules and organic compounds in biology and pharmaceutical research is constantly increasing, providing insights on chemical and biological phenomena at the highest resolution. To achieve relevant results, however, computational biology has to deal with systems containing at least 1000 atoms. Such big molecules cause large computational demands and impose limitations on the level of theory used to describe molecular interactions. Classical molecular mechanics based on various empirical relationships has become a workhorse of computational biology, as a practical compromise between accuracy and computational cost. Several decades of classical force field development have seen many successes. Nevertheless, more accurate treatment of bio-molecules from first principles is highly desirable. Hartree-Fock (HF) and density functional theory (DFT) are two low-level ab initio methods that provide sufficient accuracy to interpret experimental data. They are therefore the methods of choice to study large biological systems. Recently DFT has been applied to calculate single point energy of a solvated Rubredoxin protein. The system contained 2825 atoms and required more than two hours on a supercomputer with 8196 parallel cores. This study clearly demonstrates the scale of problems one has to tackle in first principles calculations of biologically relevant systems. Dynamical simulations requiring thousands of single point energy and force evaluations therefore appear to be completely out of reach. This fact has essentially prohibited the use of first principles methods for many important biological systems. Fortunately, the computer industry is evolving quickly and novel computing architectures such as graphical processing units (GPUs) are emerging. The GPU is an indispensable part any modern desktop computer. It is special purpose hardware responsible for graphics processing. Most problems in computer graphics are embarrassingly parallel, meaning they can be split into a large number of smaller subproblems that can be solved in parallel. This fact has guided GPU development for more than a decade; and modern GPUs evolved into a massively parallel computing v architecture containing hundreds of basic computational units, which all together can perform trillions of arithmetic operations per second. The large computational performance and low price of consumer graphics cards makes it tempting to consider using them for computationally intensive general purpose computing. This fact was recognized long ago and several groups of enthusiasts attempted to use GPUs for non-graphics computing in the early 2000's. One of the few successes from these attempts is now known as Folding@Home. These early attempts were primarily stymied by three major problems: lack of adequate development frameworks, limited precision available on GPUs, and the difficulty of mapping existing algorithms onto the new architecture. The two former impediments have been recently alleviated by the introduction of efficient GPU programming toolkits such as CUDA and the latest generation of graphics cards supporting full double precision arithmetic operations in hardware. These advances led to an explosion of interest in general purpose GPU computing and led to the development of many GPU-based high performance applications in various fields such as classical molecular dynamics, magnetic resonance imaging, and computational fluid dynamics. Most of the projects, however, lie far outside of quantum chemistry which is likely caused by the complexity of quantum chemistry algorithms and the associated difficulty of mapping them onto the GPU architecture. Various specific features of the hardware require complete redesign of conventional HF and DFT algorithms in order to fully benefit from the large computational performance of GPUs. We have successfully solved this problem and implemented the new algorithms in TeraChem, a high performance general purpose quantum chemistry package designed for graphical processing units from the ground up. Using TeraChem, we performed the first ab initio molecular dynamics simulation of an entire Bovine pancreatic trypsin inhibitor (BPTI) protein for tens of picoseconds on a desktop workstation with eight GPUs operating in parallel. Coincidently, this was also the first protein ever simulated on a computer using the classical molecular mechanics approach. BPTI binds to trypsin with a binding free energy of approximately 20 kcal/mol, making BPTI one of the strongest non-covalent binders. It vi is even more remarkable that a single BPTI amino acid LYS15 contributes half of the binding free energy by forming a salt bridge with one of the trypsin's negatively charged residues inside the binding pocket. In fact, the LYS15's contribution to the overall binding energy is approximately twice as large as what would be expected based on experimental measurements of salt bridge interactions in other proteins. Our simulation of BPTI demonstrated that substantial charge transfer occurs at the proteinwater interface, where between 2.0 and 3.5 electrons are transferred from the interfacial water to the protein. This effect decreases the net protein charge from +6e as observed in gas-phase experiments to +4e or less. We demonstrate how this effect may explain the unusual binding affinity of the LYS15 amino acid.
  • A fully searchable, working editorial site of articles by scientists and scientific historians in the fields of biochemistry and physiology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, neuroscience, microbiology and virology, plant science, structural biology, and science and society.
  • In biochemistry, a metalloprotein is a generic term for a protein that contains a metal cofactor. The metal may be an isolated ion or may be coordinated with a nonprotein organic compound, such as the porphyrin found in hemoproteins. In some cases, the metal is co-coordinated with a side chain of the protein and an inorganic nonmetallic ion. This kind of protein-metal-nonmetal structure is seen in iron-sulfur clusters Metalloproteins deals with all aspects related to the intracellular and extracellular metal-binding proteins, including their structures, properties and functions. The biological roles of metal cations and metal-binding proteins are endless. They are involved in all crucial cellular activities. Many pathological conditions are related to the problematic metal metabolism. Research in metalloprotein-related topics is therefore rapidly growing, and different aspects of metal-binding proteins progressively enter curricula at Universities and even at the High School level on occasion. However, no key resource providing basic, but comprehensible knowledge on this rapidly expanding field exists. The Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins aims to bridge this gap, and will attempt to cover various aspects of metalloprotein/metalloproteomics and will deal with the different issues related to the intracellular and extracellular metal-binding proteins, including their structures, properties and functions. The goal is to cover exhaustively all catalytically and biologically crucial metal ions and to find at least one interacting protein for other metal ions. The Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins will provide a key resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, instructors, and professors interested in protein science, biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics.
  • Also available: Print – 2012
    The Structural Biology of the FGF19 Subfamily / Andrew Beenken and Moosa Mohammadi -- Klotho and βKlotho / Makoto Kuro-o -- FGF23 and Syndromes of Abnormal Renal Phosphate Handling / Clemens Bergwitz and Harald Jüppner -- Evidence for FGF23 Involvement in a Bone-Kidney Axis Regulating Bone Mineralization and Systemic Phosphate and Vitamin D Homeostasis / Aline Martin and L. Darryl Quarles -- FGF23, Klotho and Vitamin D Interactions: What Have We Learned from In Vivo Mouse Genetics Studies? / M. Shawkat Razzaque -- FGF23 and the Parathyroid / Justin Silver and Tally Naveh-Many -- Regulation of Ion Channels by Secreted Klotho / Chou-Long Huang -- FGF23 in Chronic Kidney Disease / Patricia Wahl and Myles Wolf -- Secreted Klotho and Chronic Kidney Disease / Ming Chang Hu, Makoto Kuro-o and Orson W. Moe -- FGF23 as a Novel Therapeutic Target / Takashi Shimada and Seiji Fukumoto -- Physiology of FGF15/19 / Stacey A. Jones -- FGF19 and Cancer / Benjamin C. Lin and Luc R. Desnoyers -- Understanding the Structure-Function Relationship between FGF19 and Its Mitogenic and Metabolic Activities / Xinle Wu and Yang Li -- FGF21 as a Therapeutic Reagent / Yang Zhao, James D. Dunbar and Alexei Kharitonenkov.
  • Endotoxins: Lipopolysaccharides of Gram-negative bacteria / X. Wang and P.J. Quinn -- Purification and characterization of lipopolysaccharides / X. Wang ... [et al.] -- Endotoxins: Relationship between structure, function, and activity / K. Brandenburg, A.B. Schromm and T. Gutsmann -- The diversity of the core oligosaccharide in lipopolysaccharides / A. Silipo and A. Molinaro -- Salmonella-regulated lipopolysaccharide modifications / S.M. Richards, K.L. Strandberg and J.S. Gunn -- The variation of O antigens in Gram-negative bacteria / L. Wang, Q. Wang and P.R. Reeves -- Regulators of TLR4 signaling by endotoxins / A.F. McGettrick and L.A.J. O'Neill -- Membrane partitioning: Is location everything when it comes to endotoxin recognition? / M. Triantafilou and K. Triantafilou -- Endotoxin detection - from limulus amebocyte lysate to recombinant Factor C / J.L. Ding and B. Ho -- The role of endotoxin in infection: Helicobacter pylori and Campylobacter jejuni / A.P. Moran -- The role of pseudomonas lipopolysaccharide in cystic fibrosis airway infection / S.M. Moskowitz and R.K. Ernst -- Development of small-molecule endotoxin sequestering agents / S.A. David and D. Sil -- Development of an anti-endotoxin vaccine for sepsis / A.S. Cross -- Synthetic and natural TLR4 agonists as safe and effective vaccine adjuvants / C.B. Fox ... [et al.] -- Targeting endotoxin in the treatment of sepsis / J.-S. Rachoin, C.A. Schorr and R.P. Dellinger -- Lipopolysaccharides in rhizobium-legume symbioses / R.W. Carlson, L.S. Forsberg and E.L. Kannenberg -- Lipopolysaccharides and plant innate immunity / G. Erbs ... [et al.].
  • The generation of zinc finger proteins by modular assembly / Mital S. Bhakta and David J. Segal -- Engineering single Cys2His2 zinc finger domains using a bacterial cell-based two-hybrid selection system / Stacey Thibodeau-Beganny, Morgan L. Maeder, and J. Keith Joung -- Bipartite selection of zinc fingers by phage display for any 9-bp DNA target site / Jia-Ching Shieh -- Structure-based DNA-binding prediction and design / Andreu Alibés, Luis Serrano, and Alejandro D. Nadra -- Generation of cell-permeable artificial zinc finger protein variants / Takashi Sera -- Inhibition of viral transcription using designed zinc finger proteins / Kimberley A. Hoeksema and D. Lorne J. Tyrrell -- Modulation of gene expression using zinc finger-based artificial transcription factors / Sabine Stolzenburg ... [et al.] -- Construction of combinatorial libraries that encode zinc finger-based transcription factors / Seokjoong Kim, Eun Ji Kim, and Jin-Soo Kim -- Silencing of gene expression by targeted DNA methylation : concepts and approaches / Renata Z. Jurkowska and Albert Jeltsch -- Remodeling genomes with artificial transcription factors (ATFs) / Adriana S. Beltran and Pilar Blancafort -- Transgenic mice expressing an artificial zinc finger regulator targeting an endogenous gene / Claudio Passananti ... [et al.] -- Artificial zinc finger nucleases for DNA cloning / Vardit Zeevi, Andriy Tovkach, and Tzvi Tzfira -- In vitro assessment of zinc finger nuclease activity / Toni Cathomen and Cem Șöllü -- Quantification of zinc finger nuclease-associated toxicity / Tatjana I. Cornu and Toni Cathomen -- A rapid and general assay for monitoring endogenous gene modification / Dmitry Y. Guschin ... [et al.] -- Engineered zinc finger proteins for manipulation of the human mitochondrial genome / Michal Minczuk -- High-efficiency gene targeting in Drosophila with zinc finger nucleases / Dana Carroll, Kelly J. Beumer, and Jonathan K. Trautman -- Using zinc finger nucleases for efficient and heritable gene disruption in zebrafish / Jasmine M. McCammon and Sharon L. Amacher -- A transient assay for monitoring zinc finger nuclease activity at endogenous plant gene targets / Justin P. Hoshaw ... [et al.] -- Validation and expression of zinc finger nucleases in plant cells / Andriy Tovkach, Vardit Zeevi, and Tzvi Tzfira -- Non-FokI-based zinc finger nucleases / Miki Imanishi, Shigeru Negi, and Yukio Sugiura -- Designing and testing chimeric zinc finger transposases / Matthew H. Wilson and Alfred L. George -- Seeing genetic and epigenetic information without DNA denaturation using sequence-enabled reassembly (SEER) / Jason R. Porter ... [et al.] -- Zinc finger-mediated live cell imaging in Arabidopsis roots / Beatrice I. Lindhout, Tobias Meckel, and Bert J. van der Zaal -- Biophysical analysis of the interaction of toxic metal ions and oxidants with the zinc finger domain of XPA / Andrea Hartwig, Tanja Schwerdtle, and Wojciech Bal -- Preparation and zinc-binding properties of multi-fingered zinc-sensing domains / John H. Laity and Linda S. Feng -- Using ChIP-seq technology to identify targets of zinc finger transcription factors / Henriette O'Geen, Seth Frietze, and Peggy J. Farnham -- Crystallization of zinc finger proteins bound to DNA / Nancy C. Horton and Chad K. Park -- Beyond DNA : zinc finger domains as RNA-binding modules / Josep Font and Joel P. Mackay.
  • Transformations using enzymes have been extensively investigated in the last two decades and the results promise great potential for this growing field, especially in the area of synthetic organic chemistry mainly due to of its many advantages. Accordingly, this book has attempted to bring out the advantages of using enzymes involving complex underivatized and unprotected substrates in non-polar media under homogenous and heterogeneous reaction conditions. Merits and demerits of using enzymes in terms of yields and selectivity/specificity are presented without any prejudice. Almost all the reactions dealt with are from the author's laboratory comprising diverse substrates, and the catalysis involves two important hydrolyzing enzymes, extensively examined for the reverse reactions. Thus, esterification involving lipses and glycosylation involving glycosidases were investigated with respect to various strategies like optimization of reaction conditions, response surface methodology and kinetics, carrying out reactions under solvent, non-solvent and super critical carbon dioxide conditions. In short, the work presented is to ensure the comprehension of the problems faced by the researchers in this area so as to work out further efficient strategies for carrying out enzymatic transformations in the laboratory successfully with better yields and specificity.
  • Chapter 1. An Introduction to Enzyme Science -- Chapter 2. Active Sites and their Chemical Properties -- Chapter 3. Fundamentals of Chemical Kinetics -- Chapter 4. Practical Aspects of Measuring Initial Rates and Reaction Parameters -- Chapter 5. Initial-Rate Kinetics of One-Substrate Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions -- Chapter 6. Initial-Rate Kinetics of Multi-Substrate Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions -- Chapter 7. Factors Influencing Enzyme Activity -- Chapter 8. Kinetic Behavior of Enzyme Inhibitors -- Chapter 9. Isotopic Probes of Biological Catalysis -- Chapter 10. Probing Fast Enzyme Processes -- Chapter 11. Regulatory Behavior of Enzymes -- Chapter 12. Single-Molecule Enzyme Kinetics -- Chapter 13. Mechanoenzymes: Catalysis, Force Generation and Kinetics.
  • Introduction, p. 1-3 -- ch. 1. Multiple Equilibria, p. 5-50 -- ch. 2. Enzyme Kinetics, p. 51-160 -- ch. 3. Methods, p. 161-246.
  • Also available: Print – v. 53, 2011.
  • Also available: Print – 2002
  • Introduction to the field of enzyme immobilization and stabilization -- Stabilization of enzymes through encapsulation in liposomes -- Micellar enzymology for thermal, pH, and solvent stability -- Lipase activation and stabilization in room-temperature ionic liquids -- Nanoporous silica glass for the immobilization of interactive enzyme systems -- Enzyme stabilization and immobilization by sol-gel entrapment -- Nanoporous gold for enzyme immobilization -- Enzyme stabilization via bio-templated silicification reactions -- The immobilization of enzyme on Eupergit) supports by covalent attachment -- Micellar polymer encapsulation of enzymes -- Enzyme stabilization via cross-linked enzyme aggregates -- Enzyme immobilization in polyelectrolyte microcapsules -- Macroporous poly(GMA-co-EGDMA) for enzyme stabilization -- Enzyme-nanoparticle conjugates for biomedical applications -- Enzyme nanoparticle fabrication: Magnetic nanoparticle synthesis and enzyme immobilization -- Cytochrome C stabilization and immobilization in aerogels -- Kinetic measurements for enzyme immobilization.
  • 1. Enzyme Activities and Microbiological and Biochemical Processes in Soil / Paolo Nannipieri, Ellen Kandeler, and Pacifico Ruggiero -- 2. Ecology of Microbial Enzymes in Lake Ecosystems / Ryszard Jan Chróst and Waldemar Siuda -- 3. Ecological Significance of Bacterial Enzymes in the Marine Environment / Hans-Georg Hoppe, Carol Arosti, and Gerhard F. Herndl -- 4. Enzymes and Microorganisms in the Rhizosphere / David C. Naseby and James M. Lynch -- 5. Enzymes in the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis / José Manuel García-Garrido, Juan Antonio Ocampo, and Inmaculada García-Romera -- 6. Microbes and Enzymes Associated with Plant Surfaces / Alan P. Thompson and Mark J. Bailey -- 7. Microbial Enzymes in the Biocontrol of Plant Pathogens and Pests / Leonid Cherin and Ilan Chet -- 8. Microbiology and Enzymology of Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling / Robert L. Tate III -- 9. Enzyme and Microbial Dynamics of Litter Decomposition / Robert L. Sinsabaugh, Margaret M. Carreiro, and Sergio Alvarez -- 10. Fungal Communities, Succession, Enzymes, and Decomposition / Annelise H. Kjøller and Sten Struwe -- 11. Enzyme Adsorption on Soil Mineral Surfaces and Consequences for the Catalytic Activity / Hervé Quiquampoix, Sylvie Servagent-Noinville, and Marie-Hélène Baron -- 12. Microbes and Enzymes in Biofilms / Jana Jass, Sara K. Roberts, and Hilary M. Lappin-Scott -- 13. Search for and Discovery of Microbial Enzymes from Thermally Extreme Environments in the Ocean / Jody W. Deming and John A. Baross -- 14. Molecular Methods for Assessing and Manipulating the Diversity of Microbial Populations and Processes / Søren J. Sørensen, Julia R. de Lipthay, Anne Kirstine Müller, Tamar Barkay, Lars H. Hansen, and Lasse Dam Rasmussen -- 15. Bioindicators and Sensors of Soil Health and the Application of Geostatistics / Ken Killham and William J. Staddon -- 16. Hydrolytic Enzyme Activities to Assess Soil Degradation and Recovery / Tom W. Speir and Des J. Ross -- 17. Enzymatic Responses to Pollution in Sediments and Aquatic Systems / Sabine Kuhbier, Hans-Joachim Lorch, and Johannes C.G. Ottow -- 18. Microbial Dehalogenation Reactions in Microorganisms / Lee A. Beaudette, William J. Staddon, Michael B. Cassidy, Marc Habash, Hung Lee, and Jack T. Trevors -- 19. Isolated Enzymes for the Transformation and Det6xification of Organic Pollutants / Liliana Gianfreda and Jean-Marc Bollag -- 20. Enzyme-Mediated Transformations of Heavy Metals/Metalloids: Applications in Bioremediation / Robert S. Dungan and William T. Frankenberger, Jr. -- 21. Enzymes in Soil: Research and Developments in Measuring Activities / M. Ali Tabatabai and Warren A. Dick.
  • Composition and Dynamics of the Eukaryotic Replisome: A Brief Overview / Stuart MacNeill -- Evolutionary Diversification of Eukaryotic DNA Replication Machinery / Stephen J. Aves, Yuan Liu and Thomas A. Richards -- The Origin Recognition Complex: A Biochemical and Structural View / Huilin Li and Bruce Stillman -- Archaeal Orc1/Cdc6 Proteins / Stephen D. Bell -- Cdt1 and Geminin in DNA Replication Initiation / Christophe Caillat and Anastassis Perrakis -- MCM Structure and Mechanics: What We Have Learned from Archaeal MCM / Ian M. Slaymaker and Xiaojiang S. Chen -- The Eukaryotic Mcm2-7 Replicative Helicase / Sriram Vijayraghavan and Anthony Schwacha -- The GINS Complex: Structure and Function / Katsuhiko Kamada -- The Pol [alpha]-Primase Complex / Luca Pellegrini -- The Structure and Function of Replication Protein A in DNA Replication / Aishwarya Prakash and Gloria E. O. Borgstahl -- Structural Biology of Replication Initiation Factor Mcm10 / Wenyue Du, Melissa E. Stauffer and Brandt F. Eichman -- Structure and Function of Eukaryotic DNA Polymerase [delta] / Tahir H. Tahirov -- DNA Polymerase [epsilon] / Matthew Hogg and Erik Johansson -- The RFC Clamp Loader: Structure and Function / Nina Y. Yao and Mike O'Donnell -- PCNA Structure and Function: Insights from Structures of PCNA Complexes and Post-translationally Modified PCNA / Lynne M. Dieckman, Bret D. Freudenthal and M. Todd Washington -- The Wonders of Flap Endonucleases: Structure, Function, Mechanism and Regulation / L. David Finger, John M. Atack, Susan Tsutakawa, Scott Classen and John Tainer, et al. -- DNA Ligase I, the Replicative DNA Ligase / Timothy R. L. Howes and Alan E. Tomkinson.
  • This book provides an essential overview of the science of polysaccharides. It both approaches polysaccharides as a polymer class and provides detailed descriptions of most major polysaccharides (cellulose, mannan, xylan, chitin-chitosan, cyclodextrines). Owing to the multidisciplinary character of the European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence (EPNOE), the book describes all main aspects of polysaccharide science and technology (biology, enzymology, physics, chemistry, materials science and processing). Notations and concepts follow a uniform format throughout the whole work in order to create a valuable reference book on the field of polysaccharide science. Owing to the major importance of industry in the EPNOE, concrete applications are also described in detail.
  • "There has been explosive growth in the hunt for new pharmaceutically agents globally. Traditionally, this has been the purview of the pharmaceutical industry, but today, this effort crosses academic, government, and industry laboratories across the world. Enzymes remain the most valued and common of drug targets; hence, a detailed understanding of their interactions with inhibitors is critical to successful drug discovery. This book provides a practical, readable, and comprehensive treatment of these topics that allows scientists to master the art of applied enzymology for drug discovery. The book addresses the opportunities for inhibitor interactions with enzyme targets arising from consideration of the catalytic reaction mechanism; discusses how inhibitors are properly evaluated for potency, selectivity, and mode of action, covers the potential advantages and liabilities of specific inhibition modalities with respect to efficacy in vivo, and provides valuable biochemical insights to help medicinal chemists and pharmacologists most effectively pursue lead optimization. It includes two new chapters, one on the pioneering idea of drug-target residence time fostered by Dr. Copeland, and the second on quantitative biochemistry. Five new appendices are added"--Provided by publisher.
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    "This publication provides readers with a thorough understanding of enzyme-inhibitor evaluation to assist them in their efforts to discover and optimize novel drug therapies. Key topics such as competitive, noncompetitive, and uncompetitive inhibition, slow binding, tight binding, and the use of Hill coefficients to study reaction stoichiometry are all presented. Examples of key concepts are presented with an emphasis on clinical relevance and practical applications."--Jacket.
  • Also available: Print – 2011
    Matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in turnover and degradation of extracellular matrix / Sean E. Gill and William C. Parks -- Role of cysteine cathepsins in extracellular proteolysis / Dieter Brömme and Susan Wilson -- Cooperation between proteolysis and endocytosis in collagen turnover / Thomas H. Bugge and Niels Behrendt -- Pericellular proteolysis / Judith S. Bond, Timothy R. Keiffer, and Qi Sun -- Triple helicase activity and the structural basis of collagenolysis / Hideaki Nagase and Robert Visse -- Structural basis of extracellular matrix interactions with matrix metalloproteinases / Steven R. Van Doren -- The role of matrix metalloproteinases in cellular invasion and metastasis / Elena I. Deryugina and James P. Quigley -- Degradation of bone and the role of osteoclasts, bone lining cells and osteocytes / Vincent Everts and Paul Saftig -- Consequences of elastolysis / A. McGarry Houghton, Majd Mouded, and Steven D. Shapiro.
  • Retroviral delivery of ECM genes / Vitali alexeev and Olga Igoucheva -- Tissue-specific KO of ECM proteins / Mara Brancaccio, Emila Turco, and Emilio Hirsch -- Recombinant collagen trimers from insect cells and yeast / Johanna Myllyharju -- Eukaryotic expression and purification of recombinant extracellular matrix proteins carrying the Strep II tag / Neil Smyth ... [et al.] -- Preparation of recombinant fibronectin fragments for functional and structural studies / David Staunton ... [et al.] -- Quantitative determination of collagen cross-links / Nicholas C. Avery, Trevor J. Sims, and Allen J. Bailey -- ECM macromolecules : height-mapping and nano-mechanics using atomic force microscopy / Nigel W. Hodson, Cay M. Kielty, and Michael J. Sherratt -- Atomic force microscopy measurements of intermolecular binding forces / Gradimir N. Misevic, Yannis Karamanos, and Nikola J. Misevic -- Mass-mapping of ECM macromolecules by scanning transmission electron microscopy / Michael J. Sherratt ... [et al.] -- Chemical microscopy of biological samples by dynamic mode secondary ion mass spectrometry / Gradimir N. Misevic ... [et al.] -- ECM macromolecules : rotary shadowing and transmission electron microscopy / Michael J. Sherratt ... [et al.] -- Using self-assembled monolayers to pattern ECM proteins and cells on substrates / Emanuele Ostuni ... [et al.] -- Solid phase assays for studying ECM protein-protein interactions / A. Paul Mould -- Cell adhesion assays / Martin J. Humphries -- ECM degradation assays for analyzing local cell invasion / Vira V. Artym, Kenneth M. Yamada, and Susette C. Mueller -- Fluorescence-based assays for in vitro analysis of cell adhesion and migration / Paola Spessotto ... [et al.] -- Fibrin gel model for assessment of cellular contractility / Sharona Even-Ram -- Fluorescent labeling techniques for investigation of fibronectin fibrillogenesis (labeling fibronectin fibrillogenesis) / Roumen Pankov and Albena Momchilova -- Stromagenesis during tumorigenesis : characterization of tumor-associated fibroblasts and stroma-derived 3D matrices / Remedios Castelló-Cros and Edna Cukierman -- Tissue recombinants to study extracellular matrix targeting to basement membranes / Patricia Simon-Assmann ... [et al.] -- ECM and FGF-dependent assay of embryonic SMG epithelial morphogenesis : investigating growth factor/matrix regulation of gene expression during submandibular gland development / Ivan T. Rebustini and Matthew P. Hoffman -- Analyzing how cell adhesion controls mammary gland function by transplantation of embryonic mammary tissue from knockout mice / Teresa C.M. Klinowska and Charles H. Streuli -- Characterizing ECM production by cells encapsulated in hydrogels / Iossif A. Strehin and Jennifer H. Elisseeff -- Tissue engineering and cell-populated collagen matrices / Paul D. Kemp.
  • Extracellular DNA as Matrix Component in Microbial Biofilms / Wen-Chi Chiang and Tim Tolker-Nielsen -- Gene Transfer Agents and Defective Bacteriophages as Sources of Extracellular Prokaryotic DNA / Andrew S. Lang and J. Thomas Beatty -- Roles of Extracellular DNA in Bacterial Ecosystem / Katsuji Tani and Masao Nasu -- Stable Extracellular DNA: A Novel Substrate for Genetic Engineering that Mimics Horizontal Gene Transfer in Nature / Shinya Kaneko and Mitsuhiro Itaya -- Extracellular Nucleic Acids of the Marine Phototrophic Bacterium Rhodovulum sulfidophilum and Related Bacteria: Physiology and Biotechnology / Yo Kikuchi -- Systemic RNAi in C. elegans from the Viewpoint of RNA as Extracellular Signals / Lisa Timmons -- Circulating Nucleic Acids in Health and Disease / E. Y. Rykova, P. P. Laktionov and V. V. Vlassov -- Circulating MicroRNAs in Cancer / Patrick S. Mitchell and Muneesh Tewari -- Biology and Diagnostic Applications of Cell-Free Fetal Nucleic Acids in Maternal Plasma / Jason C. H. Tsang and Y. M. Dennis Lo -- The Biology of Circulating Nucleic Acids in Plasma and Serum (CNAPS) / P. B. Gahan and M. Stroun -- Modulation and Regulation of Gene Expression by CpG Oligonucleotides / Dennis Klinman and Sven Klaschik -- Immune Recognition of Nucleic Acids and Their Metabolites / Shohei Koyama, Shizuo Akira and Ken J. Ishii.
  • Bioavailability of flavanones / Mireia Urpi-Sarda ... [et al.] -- Bioavailability of dietary monomeric and polymeric flavan-3-ols / Alan Crozier, Michael N. Clifford, and Daniele Del Rio -- Anthocyanins : understanding their absorption and metabolism / Ronald L. Prior -- Bioavailability of flavonols and flavones / Mariusz Konrad Piskula, Kaeko Murota, and Junji Terao -- Bioavailability of isoflavones in humans / Aedín Cassidy, José Peñalvo, and Peter Hollman -- Dietary hydroxycinnamates and their bioavailability / Angelique Stalmach, Gary Williamson, and Mike Clifford -- Bioavailability of dihydrochalcones / Elke Richling -- Occurrence, bioavailability, and metabolism of resveratrol / Paola Vitaglione, Stefano Sforza, and Daniele Del Rio -- Bioavailability and metabolism of ellagic acid and ellagitannins / Mar Larrosa ... [et al.] -- Colon-derived microbial metabolites of dietary phenolic compounds / Anna-Marja Aura -- Synthesis of dietary phenolic metabolites and isotopically labeled dietary phenolics / Denis Barron ... [et al.] -- Interactions of flavan-3-ols within cellular signaling pathways / Cesar G. Fraga and Patricia I. Oteiza -- Flavonoids and vascular function / Ana Rodriguez-Mateos and Jeremy P.E. Spencer -- Effects of flavonoids on the vascular endothelium : what is known and what is next? / Antje R. Weseler and Aalt Bast -- Green tea flavan-3-ols and their role in protecting against Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease pathophysiology / Orly Weinreb ... [et al.] -- Flavonoids and neuroinflammation / David Vauzour and Katerina Vafeiadou -- Effects of flavonoids on cognitive performance / Shibu M. Poulose and Barbara Shukitt-Hale -- Flavonoids and oral cancer / Thomas Walle -- Flavonoids and cancer-effects on dna damage / Piyawan Sitthiphong ... [et al.].
  • Also available: Print – 2010
    Principles of acid-base physiology -- Tools to use to diagnose acid-base disorders -- Metabolic acidosis: clinical approach -- Metabolic acidosis due to a deficit of NaHCO₃ -- Ketoacidosis -- Metabolic acidosis: acid gain types -- Metabolic alkalosis -- Respiratory acid-base disturbances -- Sodium and waterphysiology -- Hyponatremia -- Hypernatremia -- Polyuria -- Potassium physiology -- Hypokalemia -- Hyperkalemia -- Hyperglycemia.
  • Fluorescence spectroscopy 2008
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    A method in enzymology for measuring hydrolytic activities in live cell environments / Beverly Z. Packard and Akira Komoriya -- Heterogeneity of fluorescence determined by the method of area-normalized time-resolved emission spectroscopy / N. Periasamy -- Multiparametric probing of microenvironment with solvatochromic fluorescent dyes / Andrey S. Klymchenko and Alexander P. Demchenko -- Site-selective red-edge effects / Alexander P. Demchenko -- Fluorescence approaches to quantifying biomolecular interactions / Catherine A. Royer and Suzanne F. Scarlata -- Forster resonance energy transfer measurements of transmembrane helix dimerization energetics / Mikhail Merzlyakov and Kalina Hristova -- Application of single-molecule spectroscopy in studying enzyme kinetics and mechanism / Jue Shi ... [et al.] -- Ultrafast fluorescence spectroscopy via upconversion : applications to biophysics / Jianhua Xu and Jay R. Knutson -- Use of fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) in studying protein-induced DNA bending / Anatoly I. Dragan and Peter L. Privalov --Fluorescent pteridine probes for nucleic acid analysis / Mary E. Hawkins -- Single-molecule fluorescence methods for the analysis of RNA folding and ribonucleoprotein assembly / Goran Pljevaljčić and David P. Millar -- Using fluorophore-labeled oligonucleotides to measure affinities of protein-DNA interactions / Brian J. Anderson ... [et al.] -- Identifying small pulsatile signals within noisy data : a fluorescence application / Michael L. Johnson ... [et al.] -- Determination of zinc using carbonic anhydrase-based fluorescence biosensors / Rebecca Bozym ... [et al.] -- Instrumentation for fluorescence-based fiber optic biosensors / Richard B. Thompson ... [et al.]
  • This book focuses on the application of fluorescence to study motor proteins (myosins, kinesins, DNA helicases and RNA polymerases). It is intended for a large community of biochemists, biophysicists and cell biologists who study a diverse collection of motor proteins. It can be used by researchers to gain an insight into their first experiments, or by experienced researchers who are looking to expand their research to new areas. Each chapter provides valuable advice for executing the experiments, along with detailed background knowledge in order to develop own experiments.
  • Folding for the Synapse addresses the current view on how protein folding and misfolding, controlled by molecular chaperones, contribute to synapse function and dysfunction. Molecular chaperones have been studied in relation to de novo protein folding, but there is increasing awareness that chaperone function is required for the regulation of protein dynamics when functioning physiologically as an isolated moiety or part of a protein complex. This book will introduce both important concepts of folding machineries and give examples of the biological relevance of further chaperone functions.
  • 1. Oxidative folding: coupling conformational folding and disulfide formation -- 2. The case of oxidative folding of ribonuclease A: factors impacting fold maturation of ER-processed proteins -- 3. Cystine knot folding in cyclotides -- 4. In vitro folding of single/double chain insulins and related proteins -- 5. Unfolding and refolding of disulfide proteins using the method disulfide scrambling -- 6. Oxidative protein folding with small molecules -- 7. Protein disulfide isomerase and the catalysis of oxidative protein folding -- 8. Allosteric disulfide bonds -- 9. The problem of expression of multidisulfide bonded recombinant proteins in E. coli -- 10. NMR-spectroscopic investigation of disulfide dynamics in unfolded states of proteins -- 11. A half-century of oxidative folding and protein disulfphide formation -- Index.
  • Also available: Print – 2009
    FOXO1, T-cell trafficking and immune responses / Florent Carrette, Stéphanie Fabre and Georges Bismuth -- FOXP3 and its role in the immune system / Chang H. Kim -- Molecular regulation of cellular immunity by FOXP3 / Alicia N. McMurchy ... [et al.] -- The biology of FOXP3 : a key player in immune suppression during infections, autoimmune diseases and cancer / Frances Mercer and Derya Unutmaz -- The cooperative roles of FOXC1 and FOXC2 in cardiovascular development / Tsutomu Kume -- FOXO proteins and cardiac pathology / Albert Wong and Elizabeth A. Woodcock -- The forkhead transcription factors play important roles in vascular pathology and immunology / Xiao-Feng Yang ... [et al.] -- Regulatory T cells, FOXP3 and atherosclerosis / Michal Entin-Meer, Arnon Afek and Jacob George -- FOXP genes, neural development, speech and language disorders / Hiroshi Takahashi, Kaoru Takahashi and Fu-Chin Liu -- Pathophysiological relevance of forkhead transcription factors in brain ischemia / Kohji Fukunaga and Norifumi Shioda -- New insights for FOXO and cell-fate decision in HIV infection and HIV associated neurocognitive disorder / Min Cui ... [et al.] -- FOXP3+ regulatory T-cells in chronic kidney disease : molecular pathways and clinical implications / Pascal Meier -- Transcriptional role of FOXO1 in drug resistance through antioxidant defense systems / Tomoko Goto and Masashi Takano -- FOXP3 expressing regulatory T-cells in allergic disease / Kayhan T. Nouri-Aria -- Human clinical phenotype associated with FOXN1 mutations / Claudio Pignata, Anna Fusco and Stefania Amorosi -- FOXL2 : at the crossroads of female sex determination and ovarian function / Bérénice A. Benayoun ... [et al.] -- FOXO transcription factors : from cell fate decisions to regulation of human female reproduction / Jan J. Brosens, Miranda S.C. Wilson and Eric W.-F. Lam -- The "O" class : crafting clinical care with FOXO transcription factors / Kenneth Maiese ... [et al.].
  • Introduction -- Characterization of Protein-Protein Interfaces, Considering Surface-Roughness and Local Shape -- Adhesion on Protein (and Other Rough Biomolecular) Surfaces.
  • Introduction -- Characterization of Protein-Protein Interfaces, Considering Surface-Roughness and Local Shape -- Adhesion on Protein (and Other Rough Biomolecular) Surfaces.
  • RNAissance / Juergen Brosius -- Nucleic Acids as Therapeutics / Saraswat Pushpendra, Pareek Arvind and Bhandari Anil -- Thio Effects as a Tool for Mechanistic Studies of the Cleavage of RNA Phosphodiester Bonds: The Chemical Basis / Mikko Ora, Tuomas Lönnberg and Harri Lönnberg -- Off-Target Effects and Safety Aspects of Phosphorothioate Oligonucleotides / Martina Stessl, Christian R. Noe and Johannes Winkler -- Oligonucleotide Conjugates: Rationale, Synthesis, and Applications / Yashveer Singh, Pierre Murat, Nicolas Spinelli and Eric Defrancq -- CRISPR: A Bacterial Immunity System Based on Small RNAs / Rolf Wagner and Ümit Pul -- Antisense Technology: From Unique Laboratory Tool to Novel Anticancer Treatments / Christine Di Cresce, Colin Way, Mateusz Rytelewski, Saman Maleki Vareki and Supritha Nilam, et al. -- Antisense-Mediated Reduction of Eukaryotic Noncoding RNAs / Xue-hai Liang, Timothy A. Vickers and Stanley T. Crooke -- Antisense Oligonucleotides in the Treatment of Malignant Gliomas / Gerardo Caruso, Mariella Caffo, Giuseppe Raudino, Federica Raudino and Mario Venza, et al. -- Natural Antisense Transcripts Mediate Regulation of Gene Expression / Marco Magistri and Mohammad Ali Faghihi -- Activation and Deactivation of Antisense and RNA Interference Function with Light / Jeane M. Govan and Alexander Deiters -- Ribozymes as Molecular Biology Reagents / Sanchita Bhadra, Arti Pothukuchy and Andrew Ellington -- RNA Technologies for Mitochondrial Genetics / André Dietrich, Katarzyna Rolle, Marta Gabryelska, Eliza Wyszko and Romain Val, et al. -- RNA-Based Therapies for Inherited Metabolic Diseases / Belén Pérez, Magdalena Ugarte and Lourdes R. Desviat -- RNA-Cleaving DNA Enzymes and Their Potential Therapeutic Applications as Antibacterial and Antiviral Agents / P. I. Pradeepkumar and Claudia Höbartner -- Hammerhead Ribozymes Against Virus and Viroid RNAs / Alberto Carbonell, Ricardo Flores and Selma Gago -- Suppression of Hepatitis C Viral Genome Replication with RNA-Cleaving Deoxyribozyme / Dal-Hee Min and Dong-Eun Kim -- Design of Synthetic shRNAs for Targeting Hepatitis C: A New Approach to Antiviral Therapeutics / Brian H. Johnston and Qing Ge -- The Diverse Active Sites in Splicing, Debranching, and MicroRNA Processing Around RNA Phosphodiester Bonds / Sourav Kumar Dey, Eduardo Paredes, Molly Evans and Subha R. Das -- MicroRNAs and Their Antagonists as Novel Therapeutics / Jeppe Vinther, Jakob Lewin Rukov and Noam Shomron -- microRNAs in Human Diseases and Viral Infections / Alessandra Mescalchin and Tobias Restle -- Dysregulation of MicroRNA Expression and Human Diseases? / To-Ha Thai -- Noncoding RNAs: Identification of Cancer-Associated MicroRNAs / Muller Fabbri and George A. Calin -- Targeting Non-coding RNAs for Cancer Therapy / Satya K. Kota and Savithri Balasubramanian -- MicroRNA Pathways in Drosophila / Geetanjali Chawla and Nicholas S. Sokol -- Viroids: The Smallest Known Infectious Agents Cause Accumulation of Viroid-Specific Small RNAs / Jaroslav Matoušek, Detlev Riesner and Gerhard Steger.
  • Myosins are a superfamily of molecular motors that couple the chemical energy derived form adenosine triphosphate (ATP) hydrolysis to precise mechanical movements along the filamentous cytoskeletal protein actin. There exist more than 20 distinct classes of myosins within this superfamily, and their specific biophysical and biochemical properties likely allow them to function accordingly in vivo. My research has focused on understanding the how the structural and kinetic characteristics of a particular myosin, myosin VI, relate to its proposed trafficking and tethering functions. In the first section of this dissertation, I perform single molecule studies on the contribution of an unexpected structural domain in the myosin VI tail to the efficiency of processive stepping, especially against external forces. I additionally use optical trapping to examine the load-dependent kinetics of the motor in the second section, and propose that external load in vivo likely regulates myosin VI's dual functions as cellular transporter and cytoskeletal anchor. The specific cellular cargoes as well as oligomerization states of different myosins are defined by their tail domain, which is the most divergent structural region among myosin classes. Myosin VI, shown to be monomeric when purified in its native form, likely dimerizes upon cargo binding. As most in vitro work on myosin VI so far have been performed on a truncated, artificially forced myosin VI dimer, I discuss in the third section steps taken toward achieving a more native, biochemically reconstituted full-length myosin VI molecule bound to its bona fide cargo. Having gained a better understanding of the biophysics, kinetics and biochemistry of myosin at the single molecule level, I moved on to studying myosin function at the cellular level. In the forth section of this dissertation, I examine the effects of a familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (FHC) mutation, R403Q in cardiac myosin, on the contractile function of single mouse cardiomyocytes. I find that the functional effects of the R403Q mutation in the diseased FHC heart are manifest at the level of cardiomyocytes as well, suggesting that these effects are cell autonomous. From these studies, we can better appreciate the structural and kinetic properties of myosin VI that make it uniquely suited for its functions. This knowledge is also beneficial in aiding the understanding of other molecular motors that may employ similar mechanisms. We are now also aware of the cell-autonomy of particular dysfunctions exhibited by diseased R403Q FHC hearts, and are better poised to understand the complex disorder as a whole.
  • 2006 MyiLibrary
  • Glycoproteomics in health and disease / Weston B. Struwe, Eoin F.J. Cosgrave, Jennifer C. Byrne, Radka Saldova, and Pauline M. Rudd -- Glyco-engineering of Fc Glycans to enhance the biological functions of therapeutic IgGs / T. Shantha Raju, David M. Knight, and Robert E. Jordan -- Bioinformatics databases and applications available for glycobiology and glycomics / René Ranzinger, Kai Maass, and Thomas Lütteke -- Lectin microarrays: Simple tools for the analysis of complex glycans / Lakshmi Krishnamoorthy and Lara K. Mahal -- The application of high throughput mass spectrometry to the analysis of glycoproteins / Sasha Singh, Morten Thaysen Andersen, and Judith Jebanathirajah Steen -- Solutions to the glycosylation problem for low- and high-throughput structural glycoproteomics / Simon J. Davis and Max Crispin -- Role of glycoproteins in virus-human cell interactions / Thomas A. Bowden and Elizabeth E. Fry.
  • Functional glycomics 2010
    Also available: Print – 2010
  • Functional lipidomics 2006
  • Chromatin is the combination of DNA and proteins that make up the genetic material of chromosomes. It is essential for packaging DNA, regulation of gene expression, DNA replication and repair. The audience for this book includes newly established scientists, graduate students and scientists seeking detailed overviews of various aspects of chromatin structure and function to gain entry into this field. The chapters in this book give a strong, updated groundwork about the fundamentals of chromatin which are essential to understand epigenetics. Some the fundamentals that this book covers include the structure and biochemistry of chromatin and the enzyme complexes that manage it.
  • Pt. I. Protein structure. Amino acids ; Protein structure ; Purification and characterisation of proteins ; Protein sequencing -- Pt. II. Enzymes. Enzymes are biocatalysts ; Enzyme kinetics ; Haemoglobin and myoglobin: co-operativity ; Enzyme kinetics: special cases -- Pt. III. Special proteins. Prion proteins and prion diseases ; Immunoproteins ; Cell skeleton ; Motor proteins and movement ; Cell-cell interactions ; Aiding in folding: molecular chaperones and chaperonins -- Pt. IV. Membrane transport. Transport of proteins into mitochondria ; Intracellular protein transport ; Transport of solutes across membranes -- Appendix. A.1. Solutions for the exercise ; A.2. Short biographies of scientists mentioned in this book ; A.3. List of symbols ; A.4. Greek alphabet ; A.5. The genetic code ; A.6. Acronyms.
  • Also available: Print – 2012
    Fuzzy complexes : a more stochastic view of protein function / Monika Fuxreiter and Peter Tompa -- Dynamic fuzziness during linker histone action / Steven J. McBryant and Jeffrey C. Hansen -- Intrinsic protein flexibility in regulation of cell proliferation : advantages for signaling and opportunities for novel therapeutics / Ariele Viacava Follis, Charles A. Galea, and Richard W. Kriwacki -- Interplay between protein order, disorder and oligomericity in receptor signaling / Alexander B. Sigalov -- Consequences of fuzziness in the NFB/IB interaction / Elizabeth A. Komives -- Roles for intrinsic disorder and ̂fuzziness in generating context specific function in ultrabithorax : a hox transcription factor / Sarah E. Bondos and Hao Ching Hsiao -- Molecular recognition by the EWS transcriptional activation domain / Kevin A.W. Lee -- The measles virus NTAILXD complex : an illustrative example of fuzziness / Sonia Longhi -- Fuzziness in the core of the human pathogenic viruses HCV and HIV / Roland Ivanyi Nagy and Jean Luc Darlix -- Structural disorder and protein elasticity / Sarah Rauscher and Røgis Pomès -- "Fuzziness" in the cellular interactome: a historical perspective / G. Rickey Welch.
  • The protein local optimization program and g-protein-coupled receptors:loop restoration and applications to homology modeling -- Modeling active GPCR conformations -- Molecular modeling of adenosine receptors -- Predicting g-protein-coupled receptors families using differet physiochemical properties and pseudo amino acid composition -- Computational design and experimental characterization of GPCR segment models -- G-protein-coupled receptor interaction with small GTPases -- Quantification of receptor tyrosine kinase activiation and transactivation by G-protein-coupled receptors using spatial intensity distribution analysis (SplDA) -- NMR modeling for detection of small molecule binding to RGS4 -- Group II activators of g-protein signaling: monitoring the interaction of G[alpha] with G-protein motif in the intact cell -- Homogenous time-resolved fluorescence assay to probe folded G protein-coupled receptors -- cAMP biosensors applied in molecular pharmacological studies of G protein-coupled receptors -- Rhodospin-lipid intereactions studied by NMR -- Biasing the parathyroid hormone receptor: relating in vitro ligand efficacy to in vivo biological activity -- Application of Monte Carlo-based receptor ensemble docking to virtual screening for GPCR ligands -- From heptahelical bundle to hits from the haystack: structure-based virtual screening for GPCR ligands -- Kinetics and dynamics in the G protein-coupled receptor signaling cascade -- Magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy fo G protein-coupled receptors -- Posttranslation modification of G protein-coupled receptor in relationship to biased agonism -- Protein S-nitrosylation measurement.
  • This new volume of Methods in Enzymology continues the legacy of this premier serial by containing quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. This volume covers G protein coupled receptors and includes chapters on such topics as post-translation modification of GPCR in relationship to biased agonism, structure-based virtual screening, and GPCR oligomerization in the brain. This new volume of Methods in Enzymology continues the legacy of this premier serial by containing quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. This volume covers G protein coupled receptors and includes chapters on such topics as post-translation modification of GPCR in relationship to biased agonism, structure-based virtual screening, and GPCR oligomerization in the brain.
  • Section 1. GPCR trafficking. Therapeutic rescue of misfolded/mistrafficked mutants : automation-friendly high-throughput assays for identification of pharmacoperone drugs of GPCRs / David C. Smithson, Jo Ann Janovick, and P. Michael Conn ; Trafficking of the follitropin receptor / Alfredo Ulloa-Aguirre, James A. Dias, George Bousfield, Ilpo Huhtaniemi, and Eric Reiter ; Single-molecule imaging technique to study the dynamic regulation of GPCR function at the plasma membrane / B.E. Snaar-Jagalska, A. Cambi, T. Schmidt, and S. de Keijzer ; GPCR oligomerization and receptor trafficking / Richard J. Ward, Tian-Rui Xu, and Graeme Milligan ; [Beta]-arrestins and G protein-coupled receptor trafficking / Dong Soo Kang, Xufan Tian, and Jeffrey L. Benovic ; Tracking cell surface mobility of GPCRs using [alpha]-bungarotoxin-linked fluorophores / Saad Hannan, Megan E. Wilkins, Philip Thomas, and Trevor G. Smart ; Regulatory mechanism of G protein-coupled receptor trafficking to the plasma membrane : a role for mRNA localization / Kusumam Joseph, Eleanor K. Spicer, and Baby G. Tholanikunnel ; Dissecting trafficking and signaling of atypical chemokine receptors / Elena Borroni, Cinzia Cancellieri, Massimo Locati, and Raffaella Bonecchi -- Section 2. Trafficking motifs. Systematic and quantitative analysis of G protein-coupled receptor trafficking motifs / Carl M. Hurt, Vincent K. Ho, and Timothy Angelotti ; Identification of endoplasmic reticulum export motifs for G protein-coupled receptors / Guangyu Wu ; Amino acid residues of G-protein-coupled receptors critical for endoplasmic reticulum export and trafficking / Motonao Nakamura, Daisuke Yasuda, Nobuaki Hirota, Teruyasu Yamamoto, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Takao Shimizu, and Teruyuki Nagamune -- Section 3. GPCR oligomerization. G-protein-coupled heteromers : regulation in disease / Ivone Gomes, Achla Gupta, and Lakshmi A. Devi ; Hetero-oligomerization and specificity changes of G protein-coupled purinergic receptors : novel insight into diversification of signal transduction / Tokiko Suzuki, Kazunori Namba, Natsumi Mizuno, and Hiroyasu Nakata ; Bimolecular fluorescence complementation analysis of G protein-coupled receptor dimerization in living cells / Karin F.K. Ejendal, Jason M. Conley, Chang-Deng Hu, and Val J. Watts ; G protein-coupled receptor heterodimerization in the brain / Dasiel O. Borroto-Escuela, Wilber Romero-Fernandez, Pere Garriga, Francisco Ciruela, Manuel Narvaez, Alexander O. Tarakanov, Miklós Palkovits, Luigi F. Agnati, and Kjell Fuxe ; Experimental strategies for studying G protein-coupled receptor homo- and heteromerization with radioligand binding and signal transduction methods / Roberto Maggio, Cristina Rocchi, and Marco Scarselli ; Analysis of GPCR dimerization using acceptor photobleaching resonance energy transfer techniques / Marta Busnelli, Mario Mauri, Marco Parenti, and Bice Chini ; Techniques for the discovery of GPCR-associated protein complexes / Avais Daulat, Pascal Maurice, and Ralf Jockers ; Expression, purification, and analysis of G-protein-coupled receptor kinases / Rachel Sterne-Marr, Alison I. Baillargeon, Kevin R. Michalski, and John J.G. Tesmer ; Modern methods to investigate the oligomerization of glycoprotein hormone receptors (TSHR, LHR, FSHR) / Marco Bonomi and Luca Persani.
  • Also available: Print – 2002
  • Also available: Print – 2002
  • Also available: Print – 2002
  • G protein-coupled receptors : research and methods in the post-genomic era / Craig W. Stevens -- Examining the dynamic evolution of G protein-coupled receptors / Claudia Stäubert, Diana Le Duc, and Torsten Schöneberg -- Functional properties of virus-encoded and virus-regulated G protein-coupled receptors / Katja Spiess and Mette M. Rosenkilde -- Discovery and function of the very large G protein-coupled receptor / Perrin C. White and D. Randy McMillan -- Functional evolution of opioid family G protein-coupled receptors / Eyal Vardy, Craig W. Stevens, and Bryan L. Roth -- Investigation of G protein-coupled receptor function and regulation using antisense / Jonathon Willets and Craig Nash -- Signalosome profiling reveals allosteric interactions between G protein-coupled receptors / Katrin Altosaar ... [et al.] -- Use of optogenetic approaches to control intracellular signaling of G protein-coupled receptors / Olivia A. Masseck, Melanie D. Mark, and Stefan Herlitze -- Viral infection for G protein-coupled receptor expression in eukaryotic cells / Antonio Porcellini, Luisa Iacovelli, and Antonio De Blasi -- Using in vitro mutagenesis to characterize structure- function relationships in G protein-coupled receptors / Gregory W. Sawyer and Frederick J. Ehlert -- CRE Luc Mouse model for bioimaging ligand activation of G protein-coupled receptors / H. Gregory Polites and Kyriakos D. Economides -- Inducing conformational changes in G protein-coupled receptors by domain coupling / Hamiyet Unal and Sadashiva S. Karnik -- Rescue of defective G protein-coupled receptor function by intermolecular cooperation / Ashutosh Trehan ... [et al.] -- Design of super-arrestins for gene therapy of diseases associated with excessive signaling of G protein-coupled receptors / Vsevolod V. Gurevich and Eugenia V. Gurevich -- Importance of G protein-coupled receptor genetics in clinical medicine / Ramakrishna Devaki -- Pharmacogenomics of G protein-coupled receptor signaling and other pathways in essential hypertension / Pedro A. Jose ... [et al.] -- Exon sequencing of G protein-coupled receptor genes and perspectives for disease treatment / Angeliki Karamitri and Ralf Jockers -- Gene therapy using G protein-coupled receptors for the treatment of cardiovascular disease / Dario Leosco ... [et al.] -- Novel mechanisms of G protein-coupled receptor oligomer and ion channel Iiteractions in nociception / Ajay S. Yekkirala -- Discovery and characterization of leucine-rich repeat-containing G protein-coupled receptors / Marie-Isabelle Garcia, Valeria Fernandez-Vallone, and Gilbert Vassart -- Role of G protein-coupled receptors in adult neurogenesis / Katie M. Collette, Van A. Doze, and Dianne M. Perez.
  • Also available: Print – 2014
    G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are heptahelical transmembrane receptors that convert extra-cellular stimuli into intra-cellular signaling, and ultimately into biological responses. Since GPCRs are natural targets for approximately 40% of all modern medicines, it is not surprising that they have been the subject of intense research. Notwithstanding the amount of data generated over the years, discovering ligands of these receptors with optimal therapeutic properties is not straightforward and has certainly been hampered for years by the lack of high-resolution structural information about these receptors.--Back cover.
  • Galanin 2010
    Galanin : a multitalented neuropeptide / T. Hökfelt and K. Tatemoto -- Galanin, galanin receptors, and drug targets / K. Mitsukawa, X. Lu, and T. Bartfai -- Galanin acts as a trophic factor to the central and peripheral nervous systems / S-A. Hobson ... [et al.] -- Galanin and spinal pain mechanisms : past, present, and future / Xiao-Jun Xu, Tomas Hökfelt, and Zsuzsanna Wiesenfeld-Hallin -- Galanin family of peptides in skin function / J.W. Bauer ... [et al.] -- Galanin in glia : expression and potential roles in the CNS / Helmut Butzkueven and Andrew L. Gundlach -- Galanin and the neuroendocrine axes / Istvan Merchenthaler -- Galanin and consummatory behavior : special relationship with dietary fat, alcohol, and circulating lipids / Jessica R. Barson, Irene Morganstern, and Sarah F. Leibowitz -- Neurochemical modulation of central cardiovascular control : the integrative role of galanin / Zaida Díaz Cabiale ... [et al.] -- Galanin impairs cognitive abilities in rodents : relevance to Alzheimer's disease / J.N. Crawley -- Neuroprotective role for galanin in Alzheimer's disease / Scott E. Counts ... [et al.] -- Galanin, galanin receptor subtypes, and depression-like behaviour / Eugenia Kuteeva ... [et al.] -- Galanin and epilepsy / J.T. Lerner, R. Sankar, and A.M. Mazarati -- Galanin and addiction / Marina R. Picciotto -- Galanin systems and ischemia : peptide and receptor plasticity in neurons and oligodendroglial precursors / Pei-Juan Shen and Andrew L. Gundlach -- The galanin system in cancer / I. Rauch and Barbara Kofler -- Galanin systems in non-mammalian vertebrates with special focus on fishes / Elsie Tachie Mensah, Helene Volkoff, and Suraj Unniappan -- Galanin-like peptide : neural regulator of energy homeostasis and reproduction / Catherine B. Lawrence and Gregory S. Fraley.
  • Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidases (g-GTs) are members of the N-terminal nucleophile hydrolase superfamily, enzymes that cleave the g-glutamyl amide bond of glutathione to liberate cysteinylglycine. The released g-glutamyl group can be transferred to water (hydrolysis) or to amino acids or short peptides (transpeptidation). g-GT plays a key role in the gamma glutamyl cycle by regulating the cellular levels of the antioxidant glutathione, hence it is a critical enzyme in maintaining cellular redox homeostasis.g-GT is upregulated during inflammation and in several human tumors, and it is involved in many physiological disorders related to oxidative stress, such as Parkinson's disease and diabetes. Furthermore, this enzyme is used as a marker of liver disease and cancer. This book covers current knowledge about the structure-function relationship of g-GTs and gives information about applications of g-GTs in different fields ranging from clinical biochemistry to biotechnology and biomedicine.
  • Also available: Print – 2013
  • General principles of retrovirus vector design / Tammy Chang and Jiing-Kuan Yee -- Strategies for retrovirus-based correction of severe, combined immunodeficiency (SCID) / Alain Fischer, Salima Hacein-Bey-Abina, and Marina Cavazzana-Calvo -- Retrovirus and lentivirus vector design and methods of cell conditioning / Samantha Cooray, Steven J. Howe, and Adrian J. Thrasher -- Analysis of the clonal repertoire of gene-corrected cells in gene therapy / Anna Paruzynski ... [et al.] -- Developing novel lentiviral vectors into clinical products / Anna Leath and Kenneth Cornetta -- Lentivirus vectors in [beta]-thalassemia / Emmanuel Payen ... [et al.] -- Gene therapy for chronic granulomatous disease / Elizabeth M. Kang and Harry L. Malech -- Alternative splicing caused by lentiviral integration in the human genome / Arianna Moiani and Fulvio Mavilio -- Genotoxicity assay for gene therapy vectors in tumor prone mice / Eugenio Montini and Daniela Cesana -- Lentiviral hematopoietic cell gene therapy for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy / Nathalie Cartier ... [et al.] -- Retroviral replicating vectors in cancer / Christopher R. Logg ... [et al.] -- Adeno-associated virus vectorology, manufacturing, and clinical applications / Joshua C. Grieger and R. Jude Samulski -- Gene delivery to the retina : from mouse to man / Jean Bennett, Daniel C. Chung, and Albert Maguire -- Generation of hairpin-based RNAi vectors for biological and therapeutic application / Ryan L. Boudreau and Beverly L. Davidson -- Recombinant adeno-associated viral vector reference standards / Philippe Moullier and Richard O. Snyder -- NIH oversight of human gene transfer research involving retroviral, lentiviral, and adeno-associated virus vectors and the role of the NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee / Marina O'Reilly ... [et al.] -- Regulatory structures for gene therapy medicinal products in the European Union / Bettina Klug ... [et al.].
  • From microorganisms to humans, this volume provides an interdisciplinary overview of how genome integrity is maintained. It begins with DNA replication and continues with replicative DNA repair and pleiotropic protein interactions. It also reviews the cellular responses to radiation and genotoxic stress affecting whole genomes.
  • Coming full circle: Cyclin-dependent kinases as anti-cancer drug targets / R.P. Fisher -- Core and linker histone modifications involved in the DNA damage response / J.E. Chubb and S. Rea -- Chromatin assembly and signalling the end of DNA repair requires acetylation of histone H3 on lysine 56 / T. Costelloe and N.F. Lowndes -- Structure and function of histone H2AX / D.M. Pinto and A. Flaus -- The initiation step of eukaryotic DNA replication / H. Pospiech, F. Grosse and F.M. Pisani -- Non-coding RNAs: New players in the field of eukaryotic DNA replication / T. Krude -- Function of TopBP1 in Genome Stability / M. Sokka ... [et al.] -- Eukaryotic single-stranded DNA binding proteins: central factors in genome stability / S. Broderick ... [et al.] -- DNA polymerases and mutagenesis in human cancers / E. Crespan, A. Amoroso and G. Maga -- DNA polymerase [eta], a key protein in translesion synthesis in human cells / S. Cruet-Hennequart ... [et al.] -- The mitochondrial DNA polymerase in health and disease / W.C. Copeland -- Centromeres: assembling and propagating epigenetic function / M. Glynn ... [et al.] -- Nucleotide excision repair in higher eukaryotes: mechanism of primary damage recognition in global genome repair / N.I. Rechkunova and O.I. Lavrik -- Nonhomologous DNA end joining (NHEJ) and chromosomal translocations in humans / M.R. Lieber ... [et al.] -- Fluorescence-based quantification of pathway-specific DNA double-strand break repair activities: a powerful method for the analysis of genome destabilizing mechanisms / M. Bohringer and L. Wiesmuller -- Apoptosis: a way to maintain healthy individuals / C. Mondello and A.I. Scovassi -- The use of transgenic mice in cancer and genome stability research / S. Conmy and H.P. Nasheuer.
  • We set out to develop and apply a high-throughput cell-free protein synthesis (CFPS) platform that provides functional genomics information for a wide variety of open reading frames (ORFs). We then used this information to improve CFPS yields by 4- to 5-fold, depending on the protein product. With the increasing number of completed genome sequences and ongoing sequencing projects, the post-genomic era has ushered in the promise of complete understanding of biological systems. For such a task, the most important set of information is inarguably the knowledge of the function of each gene product. To lead this endeavor of discerning the properties and functions of the entirety of an organism's genes and gene products, the field of functional genomics has emerged. Functional genomics focuses on dynamic cellular aspects, such as gene transcription, translation, and protein-protein interactions, in attempts to understand the relationship between an organism's genome and its phenotype. Thus, the ultimate goal of such studies is to provide a more complete picture of how biological function arises from the hereditary information of a living system. However, despite this clear interest in analyzing the expression and function of gene products, the development of techniques to address the high-throughput needs of functional genomics has been challenging, given the large diversity of protein functions and physiochemical properties, such as molecular weight and hydrophobicity, as well as the varying expression levels of proteins within a cell. In light of these challenges, we developed a sequential CFPS platform, which is capable of characterizing a variety of diverse proteins in the context of the dynamic metabolic networks that exist in vivo. The first round of expression is directed by PCR-generated expression templates (ETs) and creates an array of cell extracts that are individually enriched with a single target gene product. This round of CFPS is terminated by the selective degradation of the linear DNA templates, and a subsequent round of protein expression is initiated by the addition of a plasmid ET for a reporter protein. The array is then screened to identify gene products that enhanced or inhibited the expression and folding of the reporter. With such a method, we expect that the observations will expand our knowledge of both cell-free and in vivo metabolism, as well as identify key factors and reactions that could potentially lead to improved in vitro transcription, translation and protein folding. CFPS systems offer attractive alternatives to conventional fermentation processes used for protein production. Although improvements in CFPS energetics and reaction conditions have greatly enhanced in vitro protein synthesis, we believe that there are still other issues limiting the productivity of the technology. For this reason, identifying targets that could further improve CFPS is desirable. To validate the developed sequential CFPS protocol, we conducted a genome-wide survey of the well-studied bacterium Escherichia coli (E. coli) to identify soluble gene products that influence the in vitro metabolism. With this method, we identified 139 gene products (79 positive and 60 negative effectors) that influenced the cell-free transcription, translation, and protein folding of our three reporter proteins, as well as the energy metabolism and RNA and protein stability in the CFPS system. Encouragingly, most of the observed effects were consistent with the accepted in vivo metabolic functions of the gene products. However, many were not and required subsequent assays and in-depth literature searches to suggest hypotheses for the in vitro activities of the identified gene products. In many cases, the observations illuminated principles and influences that are unknown, lesser known, or secondary functions that were not expected to influence the CFPS performance. The information from the genome-wide survey was then used to guide modifications of the CFPS system to improve the productivity and duration of in vitro protein synthesis, as well as the efficiency of protein folding. First, fifteen positive effectors were produced and supplemented into the expression reactions in various combinations of the effectors in order to identify cooperative interactions that further enhance system performance. Next, we constructed and evaluated four mutant E. coli strains with chromosomal deletions in non-essential genes that encode negative effectors identified by the genomic survey. We also re-optimized the small molecule metabolite environment in the CFPS reactions. Thus, in the improved in vitro expression system, energy generation, translation initiation and elongation, and protein folding were enhanced; the reaction pH was stabilized; the supplies of specific molecular substrates that are essential for protein synthesis were replenished; and mRNA transcripts were stabilized. With this new system, the total, soluble, and active yields of the several diverse proteins were enhanced by 300 to 400%. The functional genomic analysis of E. coli has greatly broadened our understanding of the biology of the organism. And with the use of species-independent translational leaders that can facilitate cell-free expression (Mureev et al., 2009), our sequential CFPS platform can be used for similar genome-wide surveys of most organisms. In this way, the vast wealth of information available in the sequenced genomes will be utilized, and our knowledge of these biological systems will be significantly improved. Furthermore, the forward, or targeted, metabolic engineering strategy that was used to enhance our CFPS system can be applied to the development and/or improvement of most organism-based in vitro protein expression platforms. These targeted metabolic changes will lead to more rapid and more significant enhancements than traditional improvement strategies, as well as bring us closer to a complete understanding of the biological systems.
  • Genome instability has long been known to be a hallmark of cancerous cells, but the cellular causes and consequences of such instability are still not fully understood. Mutations, translocations, DNA rearrangements, as well as chromosomal loss can all result in the loss of genomic integrity. To prevent the disruption of cellular homeostasis due to DNA damage accumulation, cells contain pathways to sense and respond to DNA damage including cell cycle checkpoints and numerous DNA repair processes, collectively known as the DNA damage response (DDR). Mutations in many of the genes involved in the DDR are linked to several diseases, including premature aging, neurodegeneration and cancer. These signaling pathways are especially critical during DNA replication when the DNA is unwound and vulnerable to processing. Here, the cell relies on the S-phase checkpoint to sense DNA damage at the sites of replication forks and to facilitate a number of downstream pathways to maintain genomic stability. These processes include blocking further origin firing, facilitating DNA repair, preventing cell cycle progression, and stabilizing stalled replication forks. Here, two genome-wide siRNA screens were employed to identify additional genes involved in genome stabilization by monitoring phosphorylation of the histone variant H2AX, an early mark of DNA damage. The first screen looked at H2AX phosphorylation that occurred simply by individual protein depletion, and the second screen used a low level of a replication inhibitor, aphidicolin, to specifically identify genes that were needed to prevent DNA damage during S-phase, potentially due to the loss of replication fork stabilization mechanisms. While the results from the second screen are still undergoing further characterization, we did discover hundreds of genes whose down-regulation led to elevated levels of H2AX phosphorylation in the absence of any external stress. From this gene set, we identified many gene networks that were significantly enriched amongst our screening hits as well as several intriguing individual genes that were chosen for follow up study. These included genes involved in mRNA processing, the pathology of Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome, and the histone methyl transferase protein, Set8.
  • This book offers a valuable resource that allows students, researchers, educators and the general public to learn about proteomics and genomics. Chromosomes form the basis for our genetic heritage and are the code for protein synthesis. The Human Genome Map was presented in 2002, and the Proteome Sequence Map is currently being created by a global consortia initiative. Proteome and genome building blocks already form the basis of scientific research areas and shape major areas of the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries. The book provides background information on and our current understanding of these gene and protein areas, and explains in detail how cutting-edge science is using these resources to develop new medicines and new diagnostics for patient treatment and care. The book will benefit all students and researchers who need a good understanding of genomics and proteomics within the clinical field. Its content is also suitable for a broad readership, including those not specialized in this field. Dr. Marko-Varga is head of Div. Clinical Protein Science & Imaging at the Biomedical Center, Dept. of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University. He's also Professor at the 1st Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Ghrelin. 1st ed. 2012
    History to the discovery of ghrelin / Cyril Y. Bowers -- Orphan GPCRs and methods for identifying their ligands / Morikatsu Yoshida, Mikiya Miyazato, and Kenji Kangawa -- Purification of rat and human ghrelins / Masayasu Kojima, Hiroshi Hosoda, and Kenji Kangawa -- Variety of acyl modifications in mammalian ghrelins / Takanori Ida -- Determination of nonmammalian ghrelin / Hiroyuki Kaiya ... [et al.] -- Morphological analysis of ghrelin neurons in the hypothalamus / Haruaki Kageyama, Fumiko Takenoya, and Seiji Shioda -- High-performance liquid chromatography analysis of hypothalamic ghrelin / Takahiro Sato and Masayasu Kojima -- Standard sample collections for blood ghrelin measurements / Hiroshi Hosoda and Kenji Kangawa -- From ghrelin to ghrelin's O-acyl transferase / Jesus A. Gutierrez ... [et al.] -- Enzymatic characterization of GOAT, ghrelin O-acyltransferase / Hideko Ohgusu, Tomoko Takahashi, and Masayasu Kojima -- The study of ghrelin deacylation enzymes / Motoyasu Satou and Hiroyuki Sugimoto -- Synthesis of ghrelin : chemical synthesis and semisynthesis for large-scale preparation of modified peptides / Tomohiro Makino, Masaru Matsumoto, and Yoshiharu Minamitake -- Ghrelin O-acyltransferase assays and inhibition / Martin S. Taylor ... [et al.] -- Model-based evaluation of growth hormone secretion / Johannes D. Veldhuis and Daniel M. Keenan -- Ghrelin in the control of energy, lipid, and glucose metabolism / Kristy M. Heppner ... [et al.] -- Ghrelin and the vagus nerve / Yukari Date -- Measurement of AMP-activated protein kinase activity and expression in response to ghrelin / Chung Thong ... [et al.] -- Ghrelin and gastrointestinal movement / Naoki Fujitsuka ... [et al.] -- Ghrelin acylation by ingestion of medium-chain fatty acids / Yoshihiro Nishi, Hiroharu Mifune, and Masayasu Kojima -- Islet [beta]-cell ghrelin signaling for inhibition of insulin secretion / Katsuya Dezaki and Toshihiko Yada -- Rikkunshito as a ghrelin enhancer / Hiroshi Takeda ... [et al.] -- Thermogenic characterization of ghrelin receptor null mice / Ligen Lin and Yuxiang Sun -- Transgenic mice overexpressing ghrelin or ghrelin analog / Hiroyuki Ariyasu ... [et al.] -- Therapeutic potential of ghrelin in restricting-type anorexia nervosa / Mari Hotta ... [et al.] -- Clinical application of ghrelin for chronic respiratory diseases / Nobuhiro Matsumoto and Masamitsu Nakazato -- Clinical trial of ghrelin synthesis administration for upper GI surgery / Shuji Takiguchi ... [et al.].
  • Glioma signaling 2013
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    This timely volume provides a comprehensive overview of glucocorticoids and their role in regulating many aspects of physiology and their use in the treatment of disease. The book is broken into four sections that begin by giving a general introduction to glucocorticoids and a brief history of the field. The second section will discuss the effects of glucocorticoids on metabolism, while the third section will cover the effects of glucocorticoids on key tissues. The final section will discuss general topics, such as animal models in glucocorticoid research and clinical implications of glucocorticoid research. Featuring chapters from leaders in the field, this volume will be of interest to both researchers and clinicians.
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    Heparan sulfate proteoglycan in inflammation and angiogenesis / Lianchun Wang -- Heparan sulfate proteoglycans in infection / Allison H. Bartlett and Pyong Woo Park -- Glycans in cancer / Lubor Borsig -- Glycosaminoglycans in atherosclerosis and thrombosis / C.P. Vicente, J.A.P. Godoy, and C.C. Werneck -- Glycans in embryonic stem cells / Claire Pickford ... [et al.] -- Heparan sulfate proteoglycans in cancer therapy / Ezeddin Salem Gassar, Sherif A. Ibrahim, and Martin Götte -- Structure and biological activities of glycosaminoglycan analogs from marine invertebrates : new therapeutic agents? / Eliene O. Kozlowski ... [et al.]
  • Glycobiology 2010
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  • Glycobiology protocols 2006
    Springer Protocols
    Gene expression analysis of glycosylation-related genes by real-time polymerase chain reaction / Juan J. Garcia-Vallejo ... [et al.] -- Analysis of the glycodynamics of primary osteoblasts and bone cancer cells / Inka Brockhausen-Schutzbach, Xiaojing Yang, and Mark Harrison -- Micromethods for the characterization of lipid a core and o-antigen lipopolysaccharide / Cristina L. Marolda ... [et al.] -- Assays for a galactosyltransferase involved in the assembly of the O7 antigen repeat unit of escherichia coli / Inka Brockhausen-Schutzbach ... [et al.] -- High-throughput quantitation of metabolically labeled anionic glycoconjugates by scintillation proximity assay utilizing binding to cationic dyes / Karen J. Rees-Milton and Tassos P. Anastassiades -- Quantitative analysis of mucins in mucosal secretions using indirect ELISA / Pablo Argueso and Ilene K. Gipson -- Molecular dissection of the mouse zona pellucida: an electron microscopic perspective utilizing high-resolution colloidal-gold labeling methods / Frederick W. K. Kan -- Soluble adamantly glycosphingolipid analogs as probes of glycosphingolipid function / Clifford Lingwood ... [et al.] -- Diagnosis of Krabbe disease by use of a natural substrate / John W. Callahan and Marie-Anne Skomorowski -- In vitro assays of the functions of calnexin and calreticulin, lectin-chaperones of the endoplasmic reticulum / Breanna S. Ireland, Monika Niggemann, and David B. Williams -- Quantitative measurement of selectin-ligand interactions: assays to identify a sweet pill in a library of carbohydrates / Mark E. Beauharnois, Sriram Neelamegham, and Khushi L. Matta -- Sialic acid-binding specificities of siglecs / Nadine Bock and Soerge Kelm. The application of fluorophore-assisted carbohydrate -- Electrophoresis for the study of the dolichol pyrophosphate-linked oligosaccharides pathway in cell cultures and animal tissues / Ningguo Gao -- Partial purification of mannosylphosphorylundecaprenol synthase from micrococcus luteus: a useful enzyme for the biosynthesis of a variety of mannosylphosphorylpolyisoprenol products / Jeffrey S. Rush and Charles J. Waechter -- Assay of dolichyl-phospho-mannose synthase reconstituted in a lipid matrix / John S. Schutzbach -- O-mannosylation in mammalian cells / Tamao Endo and Hiroshi Manya -- Methods for analysis of unusual forms of o-glycosylation / Aleksandra Nita-Lazar and Robert S. Haltiwanger -- Structural analysis of naturally occurring sialic acids / Johannis P. Kamerling and Gerrit J. Gerwig -- Non-radioactive trans-sialidase screening assay / Silke Schrader and Roland Schauer -- Structural determination of o-glycans by tandem mass spectrometry / Catherine Robbe, Jean-Claude Michalski, and Calliope Capon -- Detailed structural analysis of n-glycans released from glycoproteins in SDS-page gel bands using HPLC combined with exoglycosidase array digestions / Louise Royle ... [et al.] -- Molecular modeling of glycosyltransferases / Anne Imberty ... [et al.] -- Galactoside_2,6-sialyltransferase (st6gal.i) and the sialyl_2,6-galactosyl-linkage in tissues and cell lines / Fabio Dall'Olio, Nadia Malagolini, and Mariella Chiricolo -- Visualizing intracellular distribution and activity of core 2 _(1,6)n-acetylglucosaminyltransferase-I (C2GNT-I) in living cells / Maelle Prorok-Hamon, Sylvie Mathieu, and Assou El-Battari --
  • Glycomics 2010
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  • Glycomics : methods and protocols 2009
    Springer Protocols
    Analysis of N- and O-linked glycans from glycoproteins using MALTI-TOF mass spectrometry / Willy Morelle ... [et al.] -- Infrared multiphoton dissociation mass spectrometry for structural elucidation of oligosaccharides / Bensheng Li ... [et al.] -- Mass spectrometry of N-linked glycans / Parastoo Azadi and Christian Heiss -- Solid-phase permethylation for glycomic analysis / Yehia Mechref, Pilsoo Kang, and Milos V. Novotny -- Method for investigation of oligosaccharides using phenylhydrazine derivatization / Erika Lattová and Hélène Perreault -- Two-dimensional HPLC separation with reverse-phase-nano-LC-MS/MS for the characterization of glycan pools after labeling with 2-aminobenzamide / Manfred Wuhrer, Carolien A.M. Koeleman, and André M. Deelder -- Capillary lectin-affinity electrophoresis for glycan analysis / Kazuaki Kakehi and Mitsuhiro Kinoshita -- Analysis of methylated O-glycan alditols by reversed-phase nanoLC coupled CAD-ESI mass spectrometry / Franz-Georg Hanisch and Stefan Müller -- High-throughput and high-sensitivity nano-LC/MS and MS/MS for O-glycan profiling / Hasse Karlsson ... [et al.] -- Collision-induced dissociation tandem mass spectrometry for structural elucidation of glycans / Bensheng Li ... [et al.] -- The structural elucidation of glycosaminoglycans / Vikas Prabhakar, Ishan Capila, and Ram Sasisekharan -- Labelling heparan sulphate saccharides with chromophore fluorescence and mass tags for HLC and MS separations / Mark Skidmore ... [et al.] -- Small-scale enzymatic digestion of glycoproteins and proteoglycans for analysis of oligosaccharides by LC-MS and FACE gel electrophoresis / Ruby P. Estrella ... [et al.] -- Enrichment strategies for glycopeptides / Shigeyasu Ito, Ko Hayama, and Jun Hirabayashi -- Introductory glycosylation analysis using SDS-PAGE and peptide mass fingerprinting / Nicole Wilson, Raina Simpson, and Catherine Cooper-Liddell -- Characterization of N-linked glycosylation on recombinant glycoproteins produced in Pichia pastoris using ESI-MS and MALDI-TOF / Bing Gong ... [et al.] -- N-glycosylation site analysis of human platelet proteins by hydrazide affinity capturing and LC-MS/MS / Urs Lewandrowski and Albert Sickmann -- LC/MSn for glycoprotein analysis : N-linked glycosylation analysis and peptide sequencing of glycopeptides / Nana Kawasaki, Satsuki Itoh, and Teruhide Yamaguchi -- Detecting the "O-GlcNAcome" : detection, purification, and analysis of O-GlcNAc modified proteins / Natasha E. Zachara -- Preparation of a glycan library using a variety of glycosyltrasferases [i.e. glycosyltransferases] / Hiromi Ito ... [et al.] -- Data mining the PDB for glyco-related data / Thomas Lütteke and Claus-W. von der Lieth -- Saccharide microarrays for high-throughput interrogation of glycan-protein binding interactions / Andrew K. Powell, Zheng-liang Zhi, and Jeremy E. Turnbull -- Glocosaminoglycan characterization methodologies probing biomolecular interactions / Vikas Prabhakar, Ishan Capila, and Ram Sasisekharan -- Development and characterization of antibodies to carbohydrate antigens / Jamie Heimburg-Molinaro and Kate Rittenhouse-Olson -- Inhibition of glcosyltransferase activities as the basis for drug development / John Schutzbach and Inka Brockhausen -- Saturation transfer difference NMR spectroscopy as a technique to investigate protein-carbohydrate interactions in solution / Thomas Haselhorst, Anne-Christin Lamerz, and Mark von Izstein.
  • Glycosylation and cancer 2015
  • Glycan microarray screening assay for glycosyltransferase specificities / W. Peng, C.M. Nycholat and N. Razi -- A fluorescence-based assay for core 1 [beta]3galactosyltransferase (T-synthase) activity / T. Ju and R.D. Cummings -- Structural and biochemical analysis of a bacterial glycosyltransferase / F. Zhu ... [et al.] -- Study of the biological functions of mucin type core 3 O-glycans / S.H. Lee and M. Fukuda -- Generation of anti-sulfated glycan antibodies using sulfotransferase-deficient mice / H. Kawashima -- Fluorescent microscopy as a tool to elucidate dysfunction and mislocalization of golgi glycosyltransferases in COG complex depleted mammalian cells / R.A. Willett, I.D. Pokrovskaya and V.V. Lupashin -- A practical approach to reconstruct evolutionary history of animal sialyltransferases and gain insights into the sequence-function relationships of golgi-glycosyltransferases / D. Petit ... [et al.] -- Fluorescent lectin staining of drosophila embryos and tissues to detect the spatial distribution of glycans during development / E. Tian, L. Zhang and K.G. Ten Hagen -- Photoaffinity labeling of protein O-mannosyltransferases of the PMT1/PMT2 subfamily / M. Loibl and S. Strahl -- Enzymatic analysis of the protein O-glycosyltransferase, rumi, acting toward epidermal growth factor-like (egf) repeats / H. Takeuchi and R.S. Haltiwanger -- Enzymatic characterization of recombinant enzymes of O-glcNAc cycling / E.J. Kim and J.A. Hanover -- Antibodies and activity measurements for the detection of o-glcnac transferase and assay of its substrate, UDP-glcNAc / T. Lefebvre ... [et al.] -- In vitro glycosylation assay for bacterial oligosaccharyltransferases / M.A. Musumeci, M.V. Ielmini and M.F. Feldman -- In vitro UDP-sugar:Undecaprenyl-phosphate sugar-1-phosphate transferase assay and product detection by thin layer chromatography / K.B. Patel and M.A. Valvano -- In vitro O-antigen ligase assay / X. Ruan and M.A. Valvano -- Functional identification of bacterial glucosyltransferase WbdN / Y. Gao, A. Vinnikova and I. Brockhausen -- Methods for the pasteurella glycosaminoglycan synthases: Enzymes that polymerize hyaluronan, chondroitin, or heparosan chains / P.L. Deangelis -- Methods for measuring class i membrane-bound hyaluronan synthase activity / P.H. Weigel, A.J. Padgett-McCue and B.A. Baggenstoss -- Creation and characterization of glycosyltransferase mutants of Trypanosoma brucei / L. Izquierdo, M.L. Guther and M.A. Ferguson -- Mannose-6-phosphate: A regulator of LLO destruction / N. Gao and M.A. Lehrman -- N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase (GnT) assays using fluorescent oligosaccharide acceptor substrates: GnT-III, IV, V, and IX (GnT-Vb) / S. Takamatsu ... [et al.] -- A method for determination of UDP-GlcNAc: GlcNAc[beta]1-6(GlcNAc[beta]1-2)man[alpha]1-r [GlcNAc to man] beta1-4n-acetylglucosaminyltransferase vi activity / T. Taguchi and N. Taniguchi -- In vitro assays of orphan glycosyltransferases and their application to identify notch xylosyltransferases / M.K. Sethi ... [et al.] -- In vitro folding of [beta]-1,4galactosyltransferase and polypeptide-[alpha]-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase from the inclusion bodies / B. Ramakrishnan and P.K. Qasba -- An assay for [alpha] 1,6-fucosyltransferase (FUT8) activity based on the HPLC separation of a reaction product with fluorescence detection / H. Ihara ... [et al.] -- Immunodetection of glycosyltransferases in gastrointestinal tissues / J. Gomes and C.A. Reis -- Glycosyltransferases in chemo-enzymatic synthesis of oligosaccharides / B. Tefsen and I. van Die -- Tumor targeting by a carbohydrate ligand-mimicking peptide / S. Hatakeyama ... [et al.] -- Glycoengineering of human cell lines using zinc finger nuclease gene targeting: Simple cells with homogeneous GalNAc O-glycosylation allow isolation of the O-glycoproteome by one-step lectin affinity chromatography / C. Steentoft, E.P. Bennett and H. Clausen -- Generation of monoclonal antibodies to native active human glycosyltransferases / M.B. Vester-Christensen ... [et al.].
  • ER-bound steps in the biosynthesis of G protein-coupled receptors / Christian Nanoff and Michael Freissmuth -- Role of chaperones in G Protein coupled receptor signaling complex assembly / Denis J. Dupré, Maha M. Hammad, Patrick Holland and Jaime Wertman -- GPCR oligomerization: contribution to receptor biogenesis / Kathleen Van Craenenbroeck -- The functional size of GPCRs: monomers, dimers or tetramers? / Darlaine Pétrin and Terence E. Hébert -- Regulation of post-Golgi traffic of G protein-coupled receptors / Guangyu Wu -- Regulated GPCR trafficking to the plasma membrane: general issues and the CCR5 chemokine receptor example / Hamasseh Shirvani, Gabriel Gätà and Stefano Marullo -- Regulatory processes governing the cell surface expression of LH and FSH receptors / Deborah L. Segaloff -- Chaperone-mediated assembly of G protein complexes / Barry M. Willardson and Christopher M. Tracy -- Synthesis and assembly of G protein [beta][gamma] dimers: comparison of in vitro and in vivo studies / Jane Dingus and John D. Hildebrandt -- Preferential assembly of G-[alpha][beta][gamma] complexes directed by the [gamma] subunits / Janet D. Robishaw -- G Protein trafficking / Philip B. Wedegaertner -- Differential assembly of GPCR signaling complexes determines signaling specificity / Pascal Maurice, Abla Benleulmi-Chaachoua and Ralf Jockers -- GPCR and voltage-gated calcium channels (VGCC) signaling complexes / Christophe Altier -- Pharmacological chaperones correct misfolded GPCRs and rescue function: protein trafficking as a therapeutic target / Guadalupe Maya-Núñez, Alfredo Ulloa-Aguirre, Jo Ann Janovick and P. Michael Conn.
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    "Green fluorescent protein (GFP), a biological marker cloned from jellyfish, has emerged from virtual obscurity to the forefront of biomolecular research in just a few years. GFP and related fluorescent proteins (FPs) have been intensely studied - the subjects of hundreds of in vivo projects worldwide. These studies have resulted in new applications and published articles, emerging at a breathtaking rate. The success of FPs and their many uses promise to make them some of the most powerful tools in biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, and molecular and cellular biology."
  • Basic physiology of the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-axis / Laura M. Frago and Julie A. Chowen -- Experimental models for understanding the role of insulin-like growth factor-I and its receptor during development / Jose Luis Trejo, Eva Carro, and Deborah J. Burke -- Insulin-like growth factor binding proteins in development / Josef V. Silha and Liam J. Murphy -- Growth hormone, insulin-like growth factors, and the female reproductive system / Carolyn A. Bondy and Jian Zhou -- Skeletal muscle / Ana M. Fernandez and Derek LeRoith -- Cardiovascular and respiratory systems / Åsa Tivesten and Jörgen Isgaard -- Hematopoiesis / Wilson Savino, Salete Smaniotto, and Mireille Dardenne -- Brain development / Gregory J. Popken ... [et al.] -- Regulation of vertebrate sensory organ development : a scenario for growth hormone and insulin-like growth factors action / Amelia Diaz-Casares ... [et al.] -- Role of insulin-like growth factors in neuronal plasticity and neuroprotection / Ignacio Torres Alemán -- Aging and life span / Holly M. Brown-Borg -- Interactions of insulin-like growth factor-I and estrogen in the brain / Pablo Mendez, Gloria Patricia Cardona-Gomez, and Luis Miguel García-Segura -- Cancer / Adda Grimberg -- Genetic basis of proportional short stature / Ángel Campos-Barros, Karen E. Heath, Jesús Argente -- Future perspectives : from stem cells and IGF biology to the clinic / Yvan Arsenijevic.
  • Also available: Print – 2005
  • Also available: Print – 2005
  • NO/cGMP : the past, the present, and the future / Michael Russwurm [and 3 others] -- cGMP-dependent protein kinases (cGK) / Franz Hofmann and Jörg W. Wegener -- Enzyme assays for cGMP hydrolyzing phosphodiesterases / Sergei D. Rybalkin, Thomas R. Hinds, and Joseph A. Beavo -- Radioimmunoassay for the quantification of cGMP levels in cells and tissues / Ronald Jäger [and 5 others] -- Hyperspectral imaging of FRET-based cGMP probes / Thomas C. Rich [and 3 others] -- Visualization of cGMP with cGi biosensors / Martin Thunemann [and 4 others] -- Advances and techniques to measure cGMP in intact cardiomyocytes / Konrad R. Götz and Viacheslav O. Nikolaev -- Real-time monitoring the spatiotemporal dynamics of intracellular cGMP in vascular smooth muscle cells / Kara F. Held and Wolfgang R. Dostmann -- Methods for identification of cGKI substrates / Katharina Salb and Jens Schlossmann -- Approaches for monitoring PKG1[alpha] oxidative activation / Joseph Robert Burgoyne and Philip Eaton -- Analysis of cGMP signaling in adipocytes / Katja Jennissen [and 4 others] -- A genetic strategy for the analysis of individual axon morphologies in cGMP signalling mutant mice / Hannes Schmidt, Gohar Ter-Avetisyan, and Fritz G. Rathjen -- Receptor binding assay for NO-independent activators of soluble guanylate cyclase / Peter M. Schmidt and Johannes-Peter Stasch -- Direct intrathecal drug delivery in mice for detecting in vivo effects of cGMP on pain processing / Ruirui Lu and Achim Schmidtko -- The Geisler method : tracing activity-dependent cGMP plasticity changes upon double detection of mRNA and protein on brain slices / Wibke Singer, Hyun-Soon Geisler, and Marlies Knipper -- Detection of cGMP in the degenerating retina / Stylianos Michalakis [and 3 others].
  • Also available: Print – 2009
  • "Offering a molecular perspective not available 20 years ago, [this edition] provides physical and chemical data on proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and carbohydrates. Presented in an organized, concise, and simple-to-use format, this popular reference allows quick access to the most frequently used data. Covering a wide range of topics, from classical biochemistry to proteomics and genomics, it also details the properties of commonly used biochemicals, laboratory solvents, and reagents." --excerpts from book jacket.
  • Technologies for discovery of biomarkers -- Biomarkers and molecular diagnostics -- Biomarkers for drug discovery and development -- Role of biomarkers in health care -- Biomarkers of cancer -- Biomarkers of disorders of the nervous system -- Biomarkers of cardiovascular disorders -- Biomarkers and personalized medicine -- Regulatory issues.
  • Handbook of metabolomics 2011
    Springer Protocols
    Introduction to metabolomics / Teresa Whei-Mei Fan, Andrew N. Lane, and Richard M. Higashi -- Considerations of sample preparation for metabolomics investigation / Teresa Whei-Mei Fan -- Clinical aspects of metabolomics / Michael Bousamra II [and others] -- Structural mass spectrometry for metabolomics / Richard M. Higashi -- Metabolomic applications of inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) / Rob Henry and Teresa Cassel -- Principles of NMR for applications in metabolomics / Andrew N. Lane -- Novel NMR and MS approaches to metabolomics / Ian A. Lewis [and others] -- Metabolic flux analysis / Tae Hoon Yang -- Introduction to metabolic control analysis (MCA) / Maliackal Poulo Joy [and others] -- Application of tracer-based metabolomics and flux analysis in targeted cancer drug design / Marta Cascante, Vitaly Selivanov, and Antonio Ramos-Montoya -- Noninvasive fluxomics in mammals by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy / Justyna Wolak [and others] -- Compositional analysis of phospholipids by mass spectrometry and phosphorus-31 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy / M. Cecilia Yappert -- HumanCyc pathway-genome database and pathway tools software as tools for imaging and analyzing metabolomics data / Pedro Romero -- Metabolomics-edited transcriptomics analysis (META) / Teresa Whei-Mei Fan.
  • Iron -- NIckel -- Manganese -- Cobalt -- Molybdenum/Tungsten -- Copper -- Vanadium -- Zinc -- Calcium -- Magnesium.
  • Nucleic acids : structures, functions, and applications / Valentin V. Vlassov, Dimitrii V. Pyshnyi, and Pavel E. Vorobjev -- Isolation of viral DNA from cultures / Larry A. Hanson -- Isolation of viral RNA from cultures / Ling Zhao and Zhen F. Fu -- Preparation of viral samples for direct molecular applications / Grant S. Hansman -- Isolation of bacterial DNA from cultures / Dongyou Liu -- Isolation of bacterial RNA from cultures / Som Subhra Chatterjee and Trinad Chakraborty -- Isolation of plasmids / Armelle Bigot and Alain Charbit -- Preparation of bacterial samples for direct molecular applications / Knut Rudi ... [et al.] -- Isolation of nucleic acids from yeasts / Lakshman P. Samaranayake, Nipuna B. Parahitiyawa, and C. Jayampath Seneviratne -- Isolation of nucleic acids from filamentous fungi / Margaret E. Katz and Brian F. Cheetham -- Preparation of fungal specimens for direct molecular applications / Françoise Irlinger ... [et al.] -- Isolation of nucleic acids from protozoa / Vitaliano A. Cama and Lihua Xiao -- Isolation of nucleic acids from helminthes / Munehiro Okamoto and Akira Ito -- Isolation of nucleic acids from insects / Kun Yan Zhu -- Preparation of parasitic specimens for direct molecular applications / Huw Vaughan Smith and Rosely Angela Bergamin Nichols -- Isolation of nucleic acids from body fluids / Karen Page and Jacqueline Amanda Shaw -- Isolation of nucleic acids from soft tissues / Sergey Kovalenko -- Isolation of nucleic acids from hard tissues / Judith Weidenhofer and Jennifer A. Byrne -- Isolation of DNA from ancient samples / Paula F. Campos, Eske Willerslev, and M. Thomas P. Gilbert -- Preparation of forensic samples for direct molecular applications / Erin K. Hanson and Jack Ballantyne -- Isolation of nucleic acids from plants / Song Weining and Dongyou Liu -- Isolation of megabase-sized DNA fragments from plants / Meiping Zhang, Yaning Li, and Hong-Bin Zhang -- Purification of nucleic acids from gels / Chunfang Zhang and Theo Papakonstantinou.
  • Part I. RNA Synthesis - Enzymatic RNA Synthesis, Ligation and Modification -- Chapter 1. Enzymatic RNA Synthesis using Bacteriophage T7 RNA Polymerase / Heike Gruegelsiepe, Astrid Schön, Leif A. Kirsebom and Roland K. Hartmann, p. 3-21 -- Chapter 2. Production of RNAs with Homogeneous 5' and 3' Ends / Mario Mörl, Esther Lizano, Dagmar K. Willkomm and Roland K. Hartmann, p. 22-35 -- Chapter 3. RNA Ligation using T4 DNA Ligase / Mikko J. Frilander and Janne J. Turunen, p. 36-52 -- Chapter 4. T4 RNA Ligase / Tina Persson, Dagmar K. Willkomm and Roland K. Hartmann, p. 53-74 -- Chapter 5. Co- and Post-Transcriptional Incorporation of Specific Modifications Including Photoreactive Groups into RNA Molecules / Nathan H. Zahler and Michael E. Harris, p. 75-85 -- Chapter 6. 3'-Terminal Attachment of Fluorescent Dyes and Biotin / Dagmar K. Willkomm and Roland K. Hartmann, p. 86-94 -- Part I. RNA Synthesis - Chemical RNA Synthesis -- Chapter 7. Chemical RNA Synthesis, Purification and Analysis / Brian S. Sproat, p. 95-111 -- Chapter 8. Modified RNAs as Tools in RNA Biochemistry / Thomas E. Edwards and Snorri T. H. Sigurdsson, p. 112-129 -- Part II. Structure Determination - Molecular Biology Methods -- Chapter 9. Direct Determination of RNA Sequence and Modification by Radiolabeling Methods / Olaf Gimple and Astrid Schön, p. 132-150 -- Chapter 10. Probing RNA Structures with Enzymes and Chemicals In Vitro and In Vivo / Eric Huntzinger, Maria Possedko, Flore Winter, Hervé Moine, Chantal Ehresmann and Pascale Romby, p. 151-171 -- Chapter 11. Study of RNA-Protein Interactions and RNA Structure in Ribonucleoprotein Particles / Virginie Marchand, Annie Mougin, Agnès Méreau and Christiane Branlant, p. 172-204 -- Chapter 12. Terbium(III) Footprinting as a Probe of RNA Structure and Metal-binding Sites / Dinari A. Harris and Nils G. Walter, p. 205-213 -- Chapter 13. Pb²⁺-induced Cleavage of RNA / Leif A. Kirsebom and Jerzy Ciesiolka, p. 214-228 -- Chapter 14. In Vivo Determination of RNA Structure by Dimethylsulfate / Christina Waldsich and Renée Schroeder, p. 229-237 -- Chapter 15. Probing Structure and Binding Sites on RNA by Fenton Cleavage / Gesine Bauer and Christian Berens, p. 238-249 -- Chapter 16. Measuring the Stoichiometry of Magnesium Ions Bound to RNA / A. J. Andrews and Carol Fierke, p. 250-258 -- Chapter 17. Nucleotide Analog Interference Mapping and Suppression: Specific Applications in Studies of RNA Tertiary Structure, Dynamic Helicase Mechanism and RNA-Protein Interactions, p. 259-293 / Olga Fedorova, Marc Boudvillain, Jane Kawaoka and Anna Marie Pyle -- Chapter 18. Nucleotide Analog Interference Mapping: Application to the RNase P System / Simona Cuzic and Roland K. Hartmann, p. 294-318 -- Chapter 19. Identification and Characterization of Metal Ion Binding by Thiophilic Metal Ion Rescue / Eric L. Christian, p. 319-344 -- Chapter 20. Identification of Divalent Metal Ion Binding Sites in RNA/DNA-metabolizing Enzymes by Fe(II)-mediated Hydroxyl Radical Cleavage / Yan-Guo Ren, Niklas Henriksson and Anders Virtanen, p. 345-353 -- Chapter 21. Protein-RNA Crosslinking in Native Ribonucleoprotein Particles / Henning Urlaub, Klaus Hartmuth and Reinhard Lührmann, p. 354-373 -- Chapter 22. Probing RNA Structure by Photoaffinity Crosslinking with 4-Thiouridine and 6-Thioguanosine / Michael E. Harris and Eric L. Christian, p. 374-384 -- Part II. Structure Determination - Biophysical Methods -- Chapter 23. Structural Analysis of RNA and RNA-Protein Complexes by Small-angle X-ray Scattering / Tao Pan and Tobin R. Sosnick, p. 385-397 -- Chapter 24. Temperature-Gradient Gel Electrophoresis of RNA / Detlev Riesner and Gerhard Steger, p. 398-414 -- Chapter 25. UV Melting, Native Gels and RNA Conformation / Andreas Werner, p. 415-427 -- Chapter 26. Sedimentation Analysis of Ribonucleoprotein Complexes / Jan Medenbach, Andrey Damianov, Silke Schreiner and Albrecht Bindereif, p. 428-437 -- Chapter 27. Preparation and Handling of RNA Crystals / Boris François, Aurélie Lescoute-Phillips, Andreas Werner and Benoît Masquida, p. 438-452 -- Part II. Structure Determination - Fluorescence and Single Molecule Studies -- Chapter 28. Fluorescence Labeling of RNA for Single Molecule Studies / Filipp Oesterhelt, Enno Schweinberger and Claus Seidel, p. 453-474 -- Chapter 29. Scanning Force Microscopy and Scanning Force Spectroscopy of RNA / Wolfgang Nellen, p. 475-487 -- Part III. RNA Genomics and Bioinformatics - Fluorescence and Single Molecule Studies -- Chapter 30. Comparative Analysis of RNA Secondary Structure: 6S RNA / James W. Brow and J. Christopher Ellis, p. 490-512 -- Chapter 31. Secondary Structure Prediction / Gerhard Steger, p. 513-535 -- Chapter 32. Modeling the Architecture of Structured RNAs within a Modular and Hierarchical Framework, p. 536-545 / Benoît Masquida and Eric Westhof -- Chapter 33. Modeling Large RNA Assemblies using a Reduced Representation, p. 546-559 / Jason A. Mears, Scott M. Stagg and Stephen C. Harvey -- Chapter 34. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of RNA Systems / Pascal Auffinger and Andrea C. Vaiana, p. 560-576 -- Chapter 35. Seeking RNA Motifs in Genomic Sequences / Matthieu Legendre and Daniel Gautheret, p. 577-594 -- Chapter 36. Approaches to Identify Novel Non-messenger RNAs in Bacteria and to Investigate their Biological Functions: RNA Mining / Jörg Vogel, E. Gerhart and H. Wagner, p. 595-613 -- Chapter 37. Approaches to Identify Novel Non-messenger RNAs in Bacteria and to Investigate their Biological Functions: Functional Analysis of Identified Non-mRNAs / E. Gerhart, H. Wagner and Jörg Vogel, p. 614-642 -- Chapter 38. Experimental RNomics: A Global Approach to Identify Non-coding RNAs in Model Organisms / Alexander Hüttenhofer, p. 643-654 -- Chapter 39. Large-scale Analysis of mRNA Splice Variants by Microarray / Young-Soo Kwon, Hai-Ri Li and Xiang-Dong Fu, p. 655-663 -- Part IV. Analysis of RNA Function 665 - RNA-Protein Interactions in vitro -- Chapter 40. RNA-Protein Interactions in vitro / Steffen Schiffer, Sylvia Rösch, Bettina Späth, Markus Englert, Hildburg Beier and Anita Marchfelder, p. 666-675 -- Chapter 41. Biotin-based Affinity Purification of RNA-Protein Complexes / Zsofia Palfi, Jingyi Hui and Albrecht Bindereif, p. 676-693 -- Chapter 42. Immunoaffinity Purification of Spliceosomal and Small Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein Complexes / Cindy L. Will, Evgeny M. Makarov, Olga V. Makarova and Reinhard Lührmann, p. 694-709 -- Chapter 43. Northwestern Techniques for the Identification of RNA-binding Proteins from cDNA Expression Libraries and the Analysis of RNA-Protein Interactions / Ángel Emilio Martínez De Alba, Michela Alessandra Denti and Martin Tabler, p. 710-728 -- Part IV. Analysis of RNA Function 665 - RNA-Protein Interactions in vivo -- Chapter 44. Fluorescent Detection of Nascent Transcripts and RNA-binding Proteins in Cell Nuclei, p. 729-736 / Jennifer A. Geiger and Karla M. Neugebauer -- Chapter 45. Identification and Characterization of RNA-binding Proteins through Three-hybrid Analysis / Felicia Scott and David R. Engelke, p. 737-754 -- Chapter 46. Analysis of Alternative Splicing In Vivo using Minigenes / Yesheng Tang, Tatyana Novoyatleva, Natalya Benderska, Shivendra Kishore, Alphonse Thanaraj and Stefan Stamm, p. 755-782 -- Part IV. Analysis of RNA Function 665 - SELEX -- Chapter 47. Artificial Selection: Finding Function amongst Randomized Sequences / Ico de Zwart, Catherine Lozupone, Rob Knight, Amanda Birmingham, Mali Illangasekare, Vasant Jadhav, Michal Legiewicz, Irene Majerfeld, Jeremy Widmann and Michael Yarus, p. 783-806 -- Chapter 48. Aptamer Selection against Biological Macromolecules: Proteins and Carbohydrates / C. Stefan Vörtler and Maria Milovnikova, p. 807-839 -- Chapter 49. In Vivo SELEX Strategies / Thomas A. Cooper, p. 840-852 -- Chapter 50. In Vitro Selection against Small Targets / Dirk Eulberg, Christian Maasch, Werner G. Purschke and Sven Klussmann, p. 853-877 -- Chapter 51. SELEX Strategies to Identify Antisense and Protein Target Sites in RNA or Heterogeneous Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein Complexes / Martin Lützelberger, Martin R. Jakobsen and Jørgen Kjems, p. 878-894 -- Chapter 52. Gene Silencing Methods for Mammalian Cells: Application of Synthetic Short Interfering RNAs / Matthias John, Anke Geick, Philipp Hadwiger, Hans-Peter Vomlocher and Olaf Heidenreich, p. 896-909 -- Appendix. UV Spectroscopy for the Quantitation of RNA, p. 910-913.
  • Introduction to "a handbook of transcription factors" / T.R. Hughes -- An overview of prokaryotic transcription factors : a summary of function and occurrence in bacterial genomes / A.S. Seshasayee, K. Sivaraman and N.M. Luscombe -- A catalogue of eukaryotic transcription factor types, their evolutionary origin, and species distribution / M.T. Weirauch and T.R. Hughes -- Function and evolution of C2H2 zinc finger arrays / L. Stubbs, Y. Sun and D. Caetano-Anolles -- Homeodomain subtypes and functional diversity / T.R. Burglin -- Nuclear receptors : Small molecule sensors that coordinate growth, metabolism and reproduction / K. Pardee, A.S. Necakov and H. Krause -- Methods for analysis of transcription factor DNA-binding specificity in vitro / A. Jolma and J. Taipale -- Identification of transcription factor-DNA interactions in vivo / D.T. Odom -- How transcription factors identify regulatory sites in genomic sequence / Y. Field, E. Sharon and E. Segal -- Transcription factor binding sites and other features in human and Drosophila proximal promoters / C. Vinson, R. Chatterjee and P. Fitzgerald -- Interactions of transcription factors with chromatin / H. van Bakel -- Transcription factor effector domains / S. Frietze and P.J. Farnham -- Large-scale nuclear architecture and transcriptional control / J.M. Vaquerizas, A. Akhtar and N.M. Luscombe.
  • Harper's Illustrated biochemistry 2015 (30th ed.).
    29th ed., 2012 AccessMedicine
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  • The HDL Handbook: Biological Functions to Clinical Implications brings laboratory research in HDL from bench to bedside in this needed resource for researchers and clinicians studying cholesterol, lipids, epidemiology, biochemistry, molecular medicine, and pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases. In addition, researchers and clinicians working with an aging population, corporate researchers, post-doctorates; medical students and graduate students will find this publication useful because the scope of coverage includes basic science, genetics, epidemiology, and treatment of HDL cholesterol as well as potential targets to modify HDL cholesterol. Provides bench-to-bedside coverage of HDL with thorough coverage of basic science, genetics, epidemiology, and treatment Presents a complete update with six new chapters on the latest advances in HDL cholesterol research with international perspective New chapters on proteomics, clinical impact of LCAT in HDL metabolism, and an in-depth discussion of potential targets to modify HDL provide a translational reference for clinicians.
  • Large-scale characterization of the murine cardiac proteome / Jake Cosme, Andrew Emili, and Anthony O. Gramolini -- Determining protein concentrations of the human ventricular proteome / Arjen Scholten and Albert J.R. Heck -- Multidimensional protein identification technology for direct-tissue proteomics of heart / Dario Di Silvestre, Francesca Brambilla, and Pier Luigi Mauri -- Global protein quantification of mouse heart tissue based on the SILAC Mouse / Anne Konzer [and others] -- Global proteomic profiling and enrichment maps of dilated cardiomyopathy / Ruth Isserlin, Daniele Merico, and Andrew Emili -- Characterization of the human myocardial proteome in dilated cardiomyopathy by label-free quantitative shotgun proteomics of heart biopsies / Elke Hammer, Katrin Darm, and Uwe Völker -- Systems proteomics of healthy and diseased chromatin / Haodong Chen [and others] -- Proteomic analysis of interstitial aortic valve cells acquiring a pro-calcific profile / Millioni Renato [and others] -- Differential protein expression analysis of degenerative aortic stenosis by iTRAQ labeling / Sergio Alonso-Orgaz [and others] -- Characterization of zebrafish cardiac proteome using online pH Gradient SCX-RP HPLC-MS/MS Platform / Jiang Zhang [and others] -- Proteomic analysis of brain mitochondrial proteome and mitochondrial complexes / Ana Lopez-Campistrous and Carlos Fernandez-Patron -- Oxidative modifications of mitochondria complex II / Liwen Zhang [and others] -- Detection of O-GlcNAc modifications on cardiac myofilament proteins / Genaro A. Ramirez-Correa [and others] -- Quantification of mitochondrial S-nitrosylation by CysTMT 6 Switch Assay / Christopher I. Murray [and others] -- Identification of thioredoxin target protein networks in cardiac tissues of a transgenic Mouse / Cexiong Fu [and others] -- Using pure protein to build a multiple reaction monitoring mass spectrometry assay for targeted detection and quantitation / Eric Grote [and others] -- Sequential extraction methodology for cardiac extracellular matrix prior to proteomics analysis / Javier Barallobre-Barreiro [and others] -- Optimized method for identification of the proteomes secreted by cardiac cells / Miroslava Stastna and Jennifer E. Van Eyk -- Secretome of human aortic valves / Fernando de la Cuesta [and others] -- Comparative study of immunodepletion and equalization methods for aortic stenosis human plasma / Felix Gil-Dones [and others].
  • The Importance of Molecular Chaperones in Survival and Pathogenesis of the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum / Jude Przyborski -- General Structural and Functional Features of Molecular Chaperones / Adrienne L. Edkins and Aileen Boshoff -- The Role of Hsp70s in the Development and Pathogenicity of Plasmodium Species / Addmore Shonhai -- Role of the Hsp40 Family of Proteins in the Survival and Pathogenesis of the Malaria Parasite / Eva-Rachele Pesce, Alexander G. Maier and Gregory L. Blatch -- Role of Hsp90 in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria / Dea Shahinas and Dylan R. Pillai -- The Role of Parasite Heat Shock Proteins in Protein Trafficking and Host Cell Remodeling / Paul R. Gilson, Sarah C. Charnaud and Brendan S. Crabb -- Role of Heat Shock Proteins in Immune Modulation in Malaria / Evelyn Böttger and Gabriele Multhoff -- Establishment of Plasmodium falciparum Extracellular Compartments in its Host Erythrocyte / Alassane Mbengue, Laurence Berry and Catherine Braun-Breton -- Chaperones and Proteases of Plasmodium falciparum / Kaiyin Liu and Walid A. Houry -- Heat Shock Proteins as Targets for Novel Anti-Malarial Drugs / Manish Grover, Shweta Chaubey and Utpal Tatu -- Heat Shock Proteins of Malaria: What Do We Not Know, and What Should the Future Focus Be? / Addmore Shonhai and Gregory L. Blatch.
  • Hedgehog signaling protocols 2007
    Springer Protocols
    Purifying the hedgehog protein and its variants / Darren P. Baker, Frederick R. Taylor, and R. Blake Pepinsky -- Application of sonic hedgehog to the developing chick limb / Eva Tieck and Cheryll Tickle -- Manipulation of hedgehog signaling in Xenopus by means of embryo microinjection and application of chemical inhibitors / Thomas Hollemann .. [et al.] -- Isolation of rat telencephalic neural explants to assay Shh GABAergic interneuron differentiation-inducing activity / Rina Mady and Jhumku D. Kohtz -- Genetic analysis of the vertebrate hedgehog-signaling pathway using muscle cell fate specification in the zebrafish embryo / Sudipto Roy -- Efficient manipulation of hedgehog/GLI signaling using retroviral expression systems / Maria Kasper ... [et al.] -- Cell surface marker and cell cycle analysis, hedgehog signaling, and flow cytometry / Krsting Detmer and Ronald E. Garner -- Detecting tagged hedgehog with intracellular and extracellular immunocytochemistry for functional analysis / Ainhoa Callejo, Luis Quijada, and Isabel Guerrero -- Confocal analysis of hedgehog morphogenetic gradient coupled with fluorescent in situ hybridization of hedgehog target genes / Armel Gallet and Pascal P. Thérond -- RNA in the hedgehog signaling pathway : pFRiPE, a vector for temporally and spatially controlled RNAi in Drosophila / Eric Marois and Suzanne Eaton -- Germline clone analysis for maternally acting Drosophila hedgehog components / Erica M. Selva and Beth E. Stronach -- Clone analysis of hedgehog signaling in Drosophila somatic tissues / Christing M. Bankers and Joan E. Hooper -- GAL4/UAS targeted gene expression for studying Drosophila hedgehog signaling / Denise Bussona nd Anne-Marie Pret -- Biochemical fractionation of Drosophila cells / Melanie Stegman and David Robbins -- Using immunoprecipitation to study protein-protein interactions in the hedgehog-signaling pathway / Chao Ton and Jin Jiang -- Sequence analyses to study the evolutionary history and cis-regulatory elements of hedgehog genes / Ferenc Müller and Anne-Gaelle Borycki.
  • How the hedgehog outfoxed the crab: interference with HEDGEHOG-GLI signaling as anti-cancer therapy? / Ariel Ruiz i Altaba -- The patched receptor: switching on/off the hedgehog signaling pathway / Luis Quijada ... [et al.] -- Making a morphogenetic gradient / Henk Roelink -- Spatial and temporal regulation of hair follicle progenitors by hedgehog signaling / Anthony E. Oro -- Mode of PTCH1/Ptch1-associated tumor formation: insights from mutant Ptch1 mice / Heidi Hahn -- Basal cell carcinomas, hedgehog signaling, and the Ptch1+/- mouse / Ervin Epstein, Jr. -- GLI genes and their targets in epidermal development and disease / Fritz Aberger and Anna-Maria Frischauf -- Splitting hairs: dissecting the roles of Gli activator and repressor functions during epidermal development and disease / Pleasantine Mill and Chi-Chung Hui -- Shh expression in pulmonary injury and disease / Paul M. Fitch ... [et al.] -- Human correlates of GL13 function / Leslie G. Biersecker -- From oligodactyly to polydactyly: role of Shh and Gli3 in limb morphogenesis / Chin Chiang -- The genetics of Indian hedgehog / M. Elizabeth McCready and Dennis E. Bulman -- Sonic hedgehog signaling in craniofacial development / Dwight Cordero, Minal Tapadia and Jill A. Helms -- Important role of Shh controlling Gli3 functions during the dorsal-ventral patterning of the telencephalon / Jun Motoyama and Kazushi Aoto -- Regulation of early events in cell cycle progression by hedgehog signaling in CNS development and tumorigenesis / Anna Marie Kenney and David H. Rowitch -- Modulating the hedgehog pathway in diseases / Frederic J. de Sauvage and Lee L. Rubin -- Hedgehog signaling in endodermally derived tumors / Marina Pasca di Magliano and Matthias Hebrok.
  • History of heparin / T.W. Barrowcliffe -- Heparin biosynthesis / Pernilla Carlsson and Lena Kjellén -- Anticoagulant and antithrombotic mechanisms of heparin / Elaine Gray, John Hogwood, and Barbara Mulloy -- Standardisation of unfractionated and low-molecular-weight heparin / Elaine Gray -- Structure and physicochemical characterisation of heparin / Barbara Mulloy -- Case study: contamination of heparin with oversulfated chondroitin sulfate / Edward K. Chess ... [et al.] -- Low-molecular-weight heparins: differential characterization/physical characterization / Marco Guerrini and Antonella Bisio -- Heparin and heparan sulfate: analyzing structure and microheterogeneity / Zachary Shriver ... [et al.] -- Heparin in the prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism and other thrombotic diseases / Paolo Gresele, Chiara Busti, and Gloria Paganelli -- Adverse effects of heparin / S. Alban -- Neutralization of heparin activity / Menaka Pai and Mark A. Crowther -- Non-anticoagulant effects of heparin: an overview / Rebecca Lever and Clive P. Page -- Glycosaminoglycan and chemokine/growth factor interactions / Janis Shute -- Glycosaminoglycans and neuroprotection / B. Dudas and K. Semeniken -- Heparan sulphate: a heparin in miniature / J.T. Gallagher -- Heparin mimetics / Deirdre R. Coombe and Warren C. Kett -- Hyaluronic acid / Luigi Allegra, Sabrina Della Patrona, and Giuseppe Petrigni -- Semi-synthetic heparinoids / P. Oreste and G. Zoppetti -- Heparin-like entities from marine organisms / S. Colliec-Jouault, C. Bavington, and C. Belbarre-Ladrat.
  • Part I. Why and how proteins denature under prssure? -- Part II. Volume, compressibility, fluctuation and interaction in proteins -- Part III. Pressure and functional sub-states in proteins -- Part IV. Pressure and protein folding and assembly -- Part V. Pressure effects on biological membranes -- Part VI. Pressure adaptation and tolerance of proteins and living organisms -- Part VII. High pressure food processing and sterilization -- Part VIII. Pressure effects on motility, physiology and health -- Part IX. Methodology.
  • Hexahistidine-tagged maltose-binding protein as a fusion partner for the production of soluble recombinant proteins in Escherichia coli / Brian P. Austin, Sreedevi Nallamsetty, and David S. Waugh -- PHB-intein-mediated protein purification strategy / Alison R. Gillies, Mahmoud Reza Banki, and David W. Wood -- High-throughput biotinylation of proteins / Brian K. Kay, Sang Thai, and Veronica V. Volgina -- High-throughput insect cell protein expression applications / Mirjam Buchs ... [et al.] -- High-throughput protein expression using cell-free system / Kalavathy Sitaraman and Deb K. Chatterjee -- The production of glycoproteins by transient expression in mammalian cells / Joanne E. Nettleship, Nahid Rahman-Huq, and Raymond J. Owens -- High-throughput expression and detergent screening of integral membrane proteins / Said Eshaghi -- Cell-free expression for nanolipoprotein particles : building a high-throughput membrane protein solubility platform / Jenny A. Cappuccio ... [et al.] -- Expression and purification of soluble His₆-tagged TEV protease / Joseph E. Tropea, Scott Cherry, and David S. Waugh -- High-throughput protein concentration and buffer exchange : comparison of ultrafiltration and ammonium sulfate precipitation / Priscilla A. Moore and Vladimir Kery. High-throughput protein production (HTTP) : a review of enabling technologies to expedite protein production / Jim Koehn and Ian Hunt -- Designing experiments for high-throughput protein expression / Stephen P. Chambers and Susanne E. Swalley -- Gateway cloning for protein expression / Dominic Esposito, Leslie A. Garvey, and Chacko S. Chakiath -- Flexi vector cloning / Paul G. Blommel ... [et al.] -- The precise engineering of expression vectors using high-throughput In-Fusion PCR cloning / Nick S. Berrow, David Alderton, and Raymond J. Owens -- The polymerase incomplete primer extension (PIPE) method applied to high-throughput cloning and site-directed mutagenesis / Heath E. Klock and Scott A. Lesley -- A family of LIC vectors for high-throughput cloning and purification of proteins / William H. Eschenfeldt ... [et al.] -- "System 48" high-throughput cloning and protein expression analysis / James M. Abdullah, Andrzej Joachimiak, and Frank R. Collart -- Automated 96-well purification of hexahistidine-tagged recombinant proteins on MagneHis Ni²⁺-particles / Chiann-Tso Lin, Priscilla A. Moore, and Vladimir Kery -- E. coli and insect cell expression, automated purification and quantitative analysis / StephenP. Chambers ... [et al.].
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    Acid-base relationships -- Amino acids and proteins -- Enzymes -- Citric acid cycle and oxidative phosphorylation -- Carbohydrate metabolism -- Lipid metabolism -- Amino acid metabolism -- Nucleotide metabolism -- Nutrition -- Gene expression -- Biochemical technology -- Hormones.
  • Section 1. Histological and histochemical methods with light microscopy -- section 2. Cytological methods in electron microscopy -- section 3. Image quantification.
  • Histone deacetylase 1 / Dominique Meunier and Christian Seiser -- Biochemistry of multiprotein HDAC complexes / Alejandro Vaquero, Michael Scher, and Danny Reinberg -- The biology of HDAC3 / Edward Seto -- The biology of HDAC8, a unique class I histone deacetylase / David Waltregny and Vincent Castronovo -- Regulation of muscle gene expression by histone deacetylases / Timothy A. McKinsey and Eric N. Olson -- The class IIA histone deacetylases: functions and regulation / Herbert G. Kasler and Eric Verdin -- Histone deacetylases in the response to misfolded proteins / J. Andrew McKee and Tso-Pang Yao -- Evolution of sirtuins from archaea to vertebrates / Roy A. Frye -- Structure of the Sir2 family of NAD+-dependent histone/protein deacetylases / Kehao Zhao and Ronen Marmorstein -- The enzymology of Sir2 proteins / Margie T. Borra and John M. Denu -- The class III protein deacetylases: homologs of yeast Sir2P / Bjoern Schwer ... [et al.] -- HDAC inhibitors: discovery, development, and clinical impacts / Akihiro Ito, Norikazu Nishino, and Mitsuaki Yoshida -- Cell cycle targets of histone deacetylase inhibitors / Brian Gabrielli -- HDAC inhibitors: an emerging anticancer therapeutic strategy / Paul Kwon, Meier Hsu, Dalia Cohen, and Peter Atadja.
  • History of biochemistry v. 40-44, 1997-2005.
    Fulltext v. 41 (2000) ScienceDirect
    Fulltext v. 42 (2003) ScienceDirect
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    Fulltext v. 44 (2005) ScienceDirect
    v. 30. Part I. Proto-biochemistry, Part II. From proto-biochemistry to biochemistry -- v. 31. History of the identification of the sources of free energy in organisms -- v. 32. Early studies on biosynthesis -- v. 33A-B. The Unravelling of biosynthetic pathways -- v. 34A. Molecular correlates of biological concepts -- v. 34B. From ordered polymers to molecular complementarities -- v. 35-38 and 40-44. Selected topics in the history of biochemistry. Personal recollections, I-IX -- v. 39. Exploring the cell membrane.
  • Excess of homocysteine, a product of the metabolism of the essential amino acid methionine, is associated with poor health, is linked to heart and brain diseases in general human populations, and accelerates mortality in heart disease patients. Neurological and cardiovascular abnormalities occur in patients with severe genetic hyperhomocysteinemia and lead to premature death due to vascular complications. Although it is considered a non-protein amino acid, studies over the past dozen years have discovered mechanisms by which homocysteine becomes a component of proteins. Homocysteine-containing proteins lose their normal biological function and become auto-immunogenic and pro-thrombotic. In this book, the author, a pioneer and a leading contributor to the field, describes up-to date studies of the biological chemistry of homocysteine-containing proteins, as well as pathological consequences and clinical implications of their formation. This is a comprehensive account of the broad range of basic science and medical implications of homocysteine-containing proteins for health and disease.
  • This textbook is specifically designed for upper-division undergraduate or graduate students in life science or pre-medical majors including dentistry or pharmacology, who are required to take a biochemistry or medical biochemistry course, but who are not necessarily biochemistry majors. The book adopts a unique approach to the topic compared with other biochemistry textbooks currently available, in that each biochemical subject is introduced by a human disease relating the biochemical principles to be developed in that chapter. The goal is to make biochemistry more meaningful to the student who is not normally shown the connection between biochemistry and medicine. This book: includes an abundance of figures; emphasizes human biochemistry; and introduces each chapter with a relevant disease or clinical relationship.
  • Nomenclature and molecular biology of the human sulfotransferase family / Rebecca Blanchard -- Structure and function of sulfotranserases / Jyrki Taskinen and W.H. Coughtrie -- PAPS and sulfoconjucation / Nancy B. Schwartz -- Sulfate conjugation: pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics / by Weinshilboum & Adjei -- Molecular cloning of the human cytosolic sulfotransferases / by C.N.Falany ... [et al.] -- Sulfotransferases in the human fetus and neonate / by Stanley, Coughtri and Hume -- Sulfation of thyroid hormones / by Monique H.A. Kester, Michael W.H. Coughtrie and Theo J. Vissor -- Estrogen sulfotransferase in breast cancer / by Pasqualini and Chetrite -- Sulfation of drugs / by Pacifici -- Human sult1a sulfotransferases / by Nadine Hempel ... [et al.] -- Hydroxysteroid sulfotransferases sult2a1, sult2b1a and sult2b1b / by Charles A. Strott -- Species differences in cytosol sulfotoransgerases / Kiyoshi Nagata, Miki Shimada, and Yasushi Yamazoe -- Activiation and inactivation of carconogens and mutagens by human sulfotranserases / by Hansruedi Glatt.
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  • Anaerobic eukaryotes in pursuit of phylogenetic normality: the evolution of hydrogenosomes and mitosomes / W. Martin -- Protein import into hydrogenosomes and mitosomes / S. D. Dyall, P. Doležal -- Structure of the hydrogenosome / M. Benchimol -- Hydrogenosomes of anaerobic ciliates / J. H. P. Hackstein ... [et al.] -- Metabolism of trichomonad hydrogenosomes / I. Hrdý, J. Tachezy, M. Müller -- Hydrogenosomes of anaerobic chytrids: an alternative way to adapt to anaerobic environments / J. H. P. Hackstein ... [et al.] -- The proteome of T. vaginalis hydrogenosomes / K. Henze -- Hydrogenosome: the site of 5-nitroimidazole activation and resistance / J. Kulda, I. Hrdý -- Mitosomes in parasitic protists / J. Tachezy, O. Šmíd -- The mitochondrion-related organelle of Cryptosporidium parvum / J. S. Keithly -- Mitochondrial remnant in blastocystis / N. Yarlett, K. S. W. Tan -- Possible mitochondria-related organelles in poorly-studied "amitochondriate" eukaryotes / V. Hampl, A. G. B. Simpson.
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment -- The Metabolic Syndrome -- The Role of Imaging in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment -- Inherited Lipoprotein Disorders -- Advanced Lipid Testing -- Therapeutic Lifestyle Change for the Prevention and Treatment of Hyperlipidemia and Coronary Artery Disease -- Drug Therapy for Dyslipidemia -- Hypertriglyceridemia -- Isolated Low HDL -- Lipoprotein(a) -- HIV with Dyslipidemia -- Treatment of Dyslipidemia in Patients with Renal Insufficiency and End-Stage Renal Disease.
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    "In the vein of A Beautiful Mind, The Man Who Loved Only Numbers, and Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA, this volume tells the poignant story of the brilliant, colorful, controversial mathematician named Dorothy Wrinch. Drawing on her own personal and professional relationship with Wrinch and archives in the United States, Canada, and England, Marjorie Senechal explores the life and work of this provocative, scintillating mind. Senechal portrays a woman who was learned, restless, imperious, exacting, critical, witty, and kind. A young disciple of Bertrand Russell while at Cambridge, the first women to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Wrinch's contributions to mathematical physics, philosophy, probability theory, genetics, protein structure, and crystallography were anything but inconsequential. But Wrinch, a complicated and ultimately tragic figure, is remembered today for her much publicized feud with Linus Pauling over the molecular architecture of proteins. Pauling ultimately won that bitter battle. Yet, Senechal reminds us, some of the giants of mid-century science--including Niels Bohr, Irving Langmuir, D'Arcy Thompson, Harold Urey, and David Harker--took Wrinch's side in the feud. What accounts for her vast if now-forgotten influence? What did these renowned thinkers, in such different fields, hope her model might explain? Senechal presents a sympathetic portrait of the life and work of a luminous but tragically flawed character. At the same time, she illuminates the subtler prejudices Wrinch faced as a feisty woman, profound culture clashes between scientific disciplines, ever-changing notions of symmetry and pattern in science, and the puzzling roles of beauty and truth" -- Provided by publisher. "A biography of Dorothy Wrinch" -- Provided by publisher.
  • I domain integrins 2014
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    "The integrin family is composed of 24 members and approximately ten years ago (2003) we published a book devoted to the nine I domain integrin subunits. In this second edition, I am pleased that most of the original authors have been able to contribute to the updated version. I domain containing integrins include collagen receptors and leukocyte receptors. In 2003 the knockout mouse phenotypes for all of the I domain integrins had not yet been published; they are now, and are summarized and discussed in this edition. Interestingly, a recent 10 integrin mutation in dogs has indicated that collagen-binding integrins in the musculoskeletal system might have much more severe phenotypes in larger animals/humans compared to the mild integrin phenotypes observed in collagen-binding integrin deficient mice. This finding is further discussed in the book. In the cancer field, the microenvironment is taking center stage, and here collagen receptors on fibroblasts are predicted to play important roles in paracrine signaling, in regulating tissue stiffness and matrix remodeling. New technologies, new mouse models in combination with analyses of I integrins in larger animals/humans are thus predicted to increase our knowledge about this group of receptors. With this in mind we look forward to another 10 years of research with I domain integrins."--Publisher's wevsite.
  • Proper activation of Hh signaling is a critical mediator of metazoan development whereas aberrant activation, in post-embryonic tissues, is associated with initiation or progression of numerous common tumors. In chapter 1 of this dissertation I review the history, development, and status of extant small-molecule Hh inhibitors. I discuss limitations in the current approaches utilized in the discovery of these compounds, and the successes and challenges associated with tackling this pathway with targeted therapeutics. In chapter 2, I detail our progress using high-throughput screening to discover new small-molecule inhibitors of Hh signaling by specifically targeting elements of the pathway downstream of the transmembrane protein Smoothened (Smo), the target of the vast majority of existing inhibitors. These efforts resulted in the identification and preliminary characterization of four small molecules, each of which displays a distinct and novel combination of effects on various downstream signaling processes including formation of the primary cilia, the Hh-dependent regulation of Gli proteolytic-processing, and activation of Gli transcription factors. These compounds therefore represent valuable probes for further dissection of mechanisms of Hh signaling downstream of Smo and possible leads in the development of mechanistically novel Hh targeted chemotherapeutics. The third chapter continues with an in depth study of the Hh antagonist capable of preventing formation of primary cilia. We name this compound and its structurally and functionally related congeners ciliobrevins. We observe that acute treatment of cells with ciliobrevins leads to an accumulation of proteins in the distal tips of primary cilia, a phenotype that is consistent with inhibition of dynein-dependent retrograde protein trafficking. Ciliobrevin treatment also causes defects in mitotic spindle formation and the subcellular movement of organelles that are reminiscent of those observed under dynein loss of function conditions. Finally we show that ciliobrevins inhibit dynein-dependent microtubule gliding and dynein ATPase activities in vitro, demonstrating that this motor protein represents the critical physiological target of these small-molecule Hh inhibtors. This dissertation is concluded by a broader review of the use and development of small-molecules to control additional developmental signaling pathways and processes such as differentiation and self-renewal. Alterations in fate choice are central to a plethora of human diseases and chemically manipulating these will be a critical aspect in the advancement of medical technology from the treatment of tumors, to the advent of regenerative therapies.
  • Section 1. Viruses, microbes, and parasites. Microbial cells analysis by atomic force microscopy / David Alsteens ; Understanding parasite transmission through imaging approaches / Mirko Singer and Freddy Frischknecht ; Multiphoton microscopy applied for real-time intravital imaging of bacterial infections in vivo / Ferdinand X. Choong ... [et al.] ; Analysis of virus entry and cellular membrane dynamics by single particle tracking / Helge Ewers and Mario Schelhaas ; Imaging of live malaria blood stage parasites / Christof Grüring and Tobias Spielmann ; Escherichia coli K1 invasion of human brain microvascular endothelial cells / Lip Nam Loh and Theresa H. Ward -- Section 2. Disease states. Real-time imaging after cerebral ischemia : model systems for visualization of inflammation and neuronal repair / Pierre Cordeau and Jasna Kriz ; In vivo real-time visualization of leukocytes and intracellular hydrogen peroxide levels during a zebrafish acute inflammation assay / Luke Pase, Cameron J. Nowell, and Graham J. Lieschke ; Imaging protein oligomerization in neurodegeneration using bimolecular fluorescence complementation / Federico Herrera, Susana Gonçalves, and Tiago Fleming Outeiro ; 3D/4D functional imaging of tumor-associated proteolysis : impact of microenvironment / Kamiar Moin ... [et al.] -- Section 3. Other techniques. Live cell imaging in live animals with fluorescent proteins / Robert M. Hoffman ; Protein activation dynamics in cells and tumor micro arrays assessed by time resolved Förster resonance energy transfer / Véronique Calleja, Pierre Leboucher, Banafshe ́Larijani ; Imaging stem cell differentiation for cell-based tissue repair / Zhenghong Lee ... [et al.] ; Understanding the initiation of B cell signaling through live cell imaging / Angel M. Davey ... [et al.] ; A quantitative method for measuring phototoxicity of a live cell imaging microscope / Jean-Yves Tinevez ... [et al.] ; High content screening of defined chemical libraries using normal and glioma-derived neural stem cell lines / Davide Danovi ... [et al.] ; High-throughput screening in primary neurons / Punita Sharma ... [et al.] ; Live imaging fluorescent proteins in early mouse embryos / Panagiotis Xenopoulos, Sonja Nowotschin, and Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis ; Methods for three-dimensional analysis of dendritic spine dynamics / Enni Bertling ... [et al.] ; Imaging cell competition in Drosophila imaginal discs / Shizue Ohsawa ... [et al.] ; Live cell imaging of the oviduct / Sabine Kölle -- Computational quantification of fluorescent leukocyte numbers in zebrafish embryos / Felix Ellett and Graham J. Lieschke -- Four-dimensional tracking of lymphocyte migration and interactions in lymph nodes by two-photon microscopy / Masahiro Kitano and Takaharu Okada.
  • Monitoring cytoskeletal dynamics in living neurons using fluorescence photoactivation / Anne Gauthier-Kemper ... [et al.] -- Red/far-red fluorescing DNA-specific anthraquinones for nucl:cyto segmentation and viability reporting in cell-based assays / Roy Edward -- Methods to measure actin treadmilling rate in dendritic spines / Mikko Koskinen, Enni Bertling, and Pirta Hotulainen -- Live-cell imaging of clathrin coats / Comert Kural and Tom Kirchhausen -- Imaging the mitotic spindle / Paul S. Maddox ... [et al.] -- Modeling of spatial intracellular signaling events in neurons / Wendy C. Wenderski and Susana R. Neves -- Imaging chromosome dynamics in meiosis in plants / Moira J. Sheehan and Wojciech P. Pawlowski -- Analyzing lysosomes in live cells / Paul R. Pryor -- Detection and quantification of biomolecular association in living cells using single-molecule microscopy / Mario Brameshuber and Gerhard J. Schütz -- Visualizing cardiac ion channel trafficking pathways / James W. Smyth and Robin M. Shaw -- Live cell imaging of the cytoskeleton / Eve G. Stringham ... [et al.] -- Fluorescence single-molecule imaging of actin turnover and regulatory mechanisms / Naoki Watanabe -- Analysis of cell dispersion and migration by video-microscopy / Bonnomet Arnaud ... [et al.] -- Real time qualitative and quantitative GLUT4 translocation assay / Maleppillil Vavachan Vijayakumar and Manoj Kumar Bhat -- Advanced imaging of cellular signaling events / Marek Cebecauer, Jana Humpolíčková, and Jerémie Rossy -- Dynamic imaging of homo-FRET in live cells by fluorescence anisotropy microscopy / Subhasri Ghosh ... [et al.] -- Time-resolved luminescence resonance energy transfer imaging of protein-protein interactions in living cells / Harsha E. Rajapakse and Lawrence W. Miller -- Imaging of corticosteroid receptors in live cells / Mayumi Nishi -- Investigating second messenger signaling in vivo / Rüdiger Rudolf, Mathias Hafner, and Marco Mongillo -- Probes for intracellular RNA imaging in live cells / Philip J. Santangelo ... [et al.] -- Imaging the glycome in living systems / Boyangzi Li, Feiyan Mock, and Peng Wu -- Intracellular magnesium detection by fluorescent Indicators / Valentina Trapani ... [et al.] -- Illuminating mobile zinc with fluorescence : from cuvettes to live cells and tissues / Zhen Huang and Stephen J. Lippard -- Quantitative fluorescent live cell Imaging of intracellular Ca2+ and H+ ions in malaria parasites / Petra Rohrbach.
  • Laser-induced radiation microbeam technology and simultaneous real-time fluorescence imaging in live cells / Stanley W. Botchway ... [et al.] -- A cell biologist's guide to high resolution imaging / Graeme Ball ... [et al.] -- Applications of fluorescence lifetime spectroscopy and imaging to lipid domains in vivo / André E.P. Bastos ... [et al.] -- Detecting and tracking nonfluorescent nanoparticle probes in live cells / Gufeng Wang and Ning Fang -- Fluorescence lifetime microscopy of tumor cell invasion, drug delivery, and cytotoxicity / Gert-Jan Bakker ... [et al.] -- Measuring membrane protein dynamics in neurons using fluorescence recovery after photobleach / Inmaculada M. González-González ... [et al.] -- Fluorescent speckle microscopy in cultured cells / Marin Barisic, António J. Pereira, and Helder Maiato -- Green-to-red photoconvertible mEosFP-aided live imaging in plants / Jaideep Mathur ... [et al.] -- Methods for cell and particle tracking / Erik Meijering, Oleh Dzyubachyk, and Ihor Smal -- Correlative light-electron microscopy : a potent tool for the imaging of rare or unique cellular and tissue events and structures / Alexander A. Mironov and Galina V. Beznoussenko -- Optical techniques for imaging membrane domains in live cells (live-cell palm of protein clustering) / Dylan M. Owen ... [et al.] -- Single live cell topography and activity imaging with the Shear-Force-Based Constant-Distance Scanning Electrochemical Microscope / Albert Schulte, Michaela Nebel, and Wolfgang Schuhmann -- Visualization of TGN-endosome trafficking in mammalian and drosophila cells / Satoshi Kametaka and Satoshi Waguri -- Live cell imaging with chemical specificity using dual frequency CARS microscopy / Iestyn Pope ... [et al.] -- Imaging intracellular protein dynamics by Spinning Disk Confocal microscopy / Samantha Stehbens ... [et al.] -- Visualizing dynamic activities of signaling enzymes using genetically encodable FRET-based biosensors : from designs to applications / Xin Zhou, Katie J. Herbst-Robinson, and Jin Zhang -- Live-cell imaging of Aquaporin-4 supramolecular assembly and diffusion / A.S. Verkman, Andrea Rossi, and Jonathan M. Crane -- Coiled-coil tag-probe labeling methods for live-cell imaging of membrane receptors / Yoshiaki Yano ... [et al.] -- Monitoring protein interactions in living cells with fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy / Yuansheng Sun ... [et al.] -- Open source tools for fluorescent imaging / Nicholas A. Hamilton -- Nanoparticle PEBBLE sensors in live cells / Yong-Eun Koo Lee and Raoul Kopelman.
  • Eukaryotic chromosomes segregate by attaching to microtubules of the mitotic spindle through a chromosomal microtubule-binding site called the kinetochore. Kinetochores assemble on a specialized chromosomal locus termed the centromere, characterized by the replacement of histone H3 in centromeric nucleosomes with the essential histone H3 variant centromere protein A (CENP-A). CENP-A nucleosomes are believed to epigenetically specify centromere identity, thus understanding how CENP-A chromatin is assembled and maintained is central to understanding chromosome segregation mechanisms. CENP-A nucleosome assembly requires the Mis18 complex and the CENP-A chaperone HJURP. HJURP binds to pre-nucleosomal CENP-A and facilitates the deposition of new CENP-A nucleosomes into centromeric chromatin. The mechanistic roles of the Mis18 complex in CENP-A assembly and maintenance are not well understood. The Mis18 complex and HJURP localize to centromeres in telophase/G1, when new CENP-A chromatin is assembled. The molecular interactions that control their targeting are unknown. Several constitutive centromere proteins that remain associated with CENP-A chromatin throughout the cell cycle have also been implicated in CENP-A assembly, including CENP-C. Their functions in CENP-A assembly are unknown. The first chapter of this thesis work describes the development of an in vitro system for centromeric chromatin assembly in Xenopus laevis egg extracts. We show that CENP-A assembly in extract recapitulates the cell cycle dependence and HJURP requirement of CENP-A assembly in somatic cells. We then use this in vitro system to identify a novel role for CENP-C in recruiting CENP-A assembly factors to the centromere to promote CENP-A assembly, described in Chapter 2. We show that CENP-C is required to target the Mis18 complex protein M18BP1 to Xenopus sperm centromeres in metaphase. In the absence of CENP-C, M18BP1 and HJURP targeting to centromeres is disrupted and new CENP-A assembly into centromeric chromatin is inhibited. We find that CENP-C interacts directly with M18BP1 through conserved domains in the CENP-C protein. Thus, CENP-C provides a link between existing CENP-A chromatin and the proteins required for new CENP-A nucleosome assembly. Overall, this work extends our mechanistic understanding of how the pre-existing centromere directs the local assembly of new CENP-A nucleosomes to ensure stable propagation of the centromere. Furthermore, the ability to assemble centromeric chromatin in vitro will provide a valuable tool for dissecting the biochemical and cell cycle regulatory mechanisms that control new CENP-A assembly and ensure faithful centromere propagation.
  • Energy systems for ATP regeneration in cell-free protein synthesis reactions / Kara A. Calhoun and James R. Swartz -- Continuous-exchange protein-synthesizing systems / Vladimir A. Shirokov ... [et al.] -- Cell-free production of integral membrane proteins on a preparative scale / Christian Klammt ... [et al.] -- SIMPLEX : a novel method for high-throughput construction and screening of protein libraries / Suang Rungpragayphan, Tsuneo Yamane, and Hideo Nakano -- Methods for high-throughput materialization of genetic information based on the wheat germ cell-free expression system / Tatsuya Sawasaki ... [et al.] -- Exogenous protein expression in Xenopus oocytes : basic procedures / Elena Bossi ... [et al.] -- In vitro translation to study HIV protease activity / Zene Matsuda ... [et al.] -- The protein truncation test in mutation detection and molecular diagnosis / Oliver Hauss and Oliver Muller -- Creation of novel enantioselective lipases by SIMPLEX / Yuichi Koga, Tsuneo Yamane, and Hideo Nakano -- In vitro transcription and translation coupled with two-dimensional electrophoresis for bacterial proteome analysis / Nathalie Norais ... [et al.] -- In vitro screen of bioinformatically selected Bacillus anthracis vaccine candidates by coupled transcription, translation, and immunoprecipitation analysis / Orit Gat, Haim Grosfeld, and Avigdor Shafferman -- Functional expression of Type 1 rat GABA transporter in microinjected Xenopus laevis oocytes / Stefano Giovannardi ... [et al.] -- Production of protein for nuclear magnetic resonance study using the wheat germ cell-free system / Toshiyuki Kohno and Yaeta Endo.
  • Chapter 1. The Promise of Proteomics: Biology, Applications, and Challenges / Paul D. Wagner and Sudhir Srivastava -- Chapter 2. Proteomics Technologies and Bioinformatics / Sudhir Srivastava and Mukesh Verma -- Chapter 3. Creating a National Virtual Knowledge Environment.
  • The role of inositol and the principles of labelling, extraction, and analysis of inositides in mammalian cells / Christopher J. Barker and Per-Olof Berggren -- HPLC separation of inositol polyphosphates / Christopher J. Barker, Christopher Illies, and Per-Olof Berggren -- Molecular manipulation and analysis of inositol phosphate and pyrophosphate levels in mammalian cells / James C. Otto and John D. York -- A femtomole-sensitivity mass assay for inositol hexakisphosphate / Andrew J. Letcher, Michael J. Schell, and Robin F. Irvine -- Synthesis of InsP₇ by the inositol hexakisphosphate kinase 1 (IP6K1) / Cristina Azevedo ... [et al.] -- Protein pyrophosphorylation by diphosphoinositol pentakisphosphate (InsP₇) / J. Kent Werner Jr., Traci Speed, and Rashna Bhandari -- Synthesis and nonradioactive micro-analysis of diphosphoinositol phosphates by HPLC with postcolumn complexometry / Hongying Lin, Karsten Lindner, and Georg W. Mayr -- Diphosphosinositol polyphosphates and energy metabolism : assay for ATP/ADP ratio / Andreas Nagel ... [et al.] -- Isolation of inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate receptor-associating proteins and selective knockdown using RNA interference / Akihiro Mizutani ... [et al.] -- Phosphoinositide-specific phospholipase C [beta]1 signal transduction in the nucleus / Roberta Fiume ... [et al.] -- Methods to assess changes in the pattern of nuclear phosphoinositides / Nullin Divecha -- Measurement of phosphoinositide 3-kinase products in cultured mammalian cells by HPLC / Frank T. Cooke -- Phosphoinositide analysis by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry / Trevor R. Pettitt -- Imaging phosphoinositide dynamics in living cells / Anne Wuttke, Olof Idevall-Hagren, and Anders Tengholm.
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    Identification of cholinergic synaptic transmission in the insect nervous system / Steeve Hervé Thany, Hélène Tricoire-Leignel, and Bruno Lapied -- The evolution of pentameric ligand-gated ion channels / Joseph A. Dent -- Diversity of insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits / Andrew K. Jones and David B. Sattelle -- Identification of critical elements determining toxins and insecticide affinity, ligand binding domains, and channel properties / Hélène Tricoire-Leignel and Steeve Hervé Thany -- Electrophysiological studies and pharmacological properties of insect native nicotinic acetylcholine receptors / Steeve Hervé Thany -- Characterisation of insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by heterologous expression / Neil S. Millar and Stuart J. Lansdell -- Neonicotinoid insecticides : historical evolution and resistance mechanisms / Steeve Hervé Thany -- Ecotoxicity of neonicotinoid insecticides to bees / Axel Decourtye and James Devillers -- State of the art on insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptor function in learning and memory / Monique Gauthier.
  • Terpene indole alkaloid biosynthesis / Sarah E. O'Connor, Elizabeth McCoy -- Pathways to diverse ergot alkaloid profiles in fungi / Daniel G. Panaccione, Christopher L. Schardl, Christine M. Coyle -- Compartmentalization of plant secondary metabolism / Nailish Samanani, Peter J. Facchini -- Comparative genomics of the shikimate pathways in Arabidopsis, Populus trichocarpa and Oryza sativa : shikimate pathway gene family structure and identification of candidates for missing links in pehnylalanine biosynthesis / Björn Hamberger ... [et al.] -- Tomato glandular trichomes as a model system for exploring evolution of specialized metabolism in a single cell / Eyal Fridman ... [et al.] -- Anacardic acid biosynthesis and bioactivity / David J. Schultz, Nalinie S. Wickramasinghe, Carolyn M. Klinge -- Molecular and biochemical investigations of sorgoleone biosynthesis / Daniel Cook ... [et al.] -- Biosynthesis of terpenophenolic metabolites in hop and cannabis / Jonathan E. Page, Jana Nagel -- Engineering pathway enzymes to understand the function and evolution of sterol structure and activity / Pruthvi Jayasimha ... [et al.] -- Methylation and demethylation of plant signaling molecules / Yue Yang ... [et al.] -- Recent advances in auxin biosynthesis and conjugation / Amber Kei Bowers, Yunde Zhao -- Auxin biology and biosynthesis / Jessica Calio, Yuen Yee Tam, Jennifer Normanly -- Translational opportunities in plant biochemistry / Cecilia A. McIntosh.
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  • Desmin and other intermediate filaments in normal and diseased muscle / Denise Paulin and Zhigang Xue -- Intermediate filaments in astrocytes in health and disease / Milos Pekny and Ulrika Wilhelmsson -- Neuronal intermediate filaments and neurodegenerative diseases / Gee Y. Ching and Ronald K.H. Liem -- Neurofilaments: phosphorylation and signal transduction / Sashi Kesavapany, Richard H. Quarles and Harish C. Pant -- Keratin intermediate filaments and diseases of the skin / E. Birgitte Lane -- The keratin K6 minifamily of genes / Manuel Navarro -- Transcriptional regulation of keratin gene expression / Miroslav Blumenberg -- Simple epithelial keratins: expression, function and disease / M. Llanos Casanova, Ana Bravo and José L. Jorcano -- Keratins as targets in and modulators of liver diseases / Kurt Zatloukal ... [et al.] -- The search for specific keratin functions: the case of keratin K10 / Mirentxu Santos ... [et al.].
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  • Site-2 protease at ten -- Signal peptide peptidases -- GXGD-type intramembrane proteases -- Rhomboid intramembrane serine proteases -- Proteases of the Rhomboid family in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae -- [gamma]-Secretase and Alzheimer's disease -- [gamma]-Secretase mediated proteolysis: at the cutting edge of notch signaling.
  • 1. Back to the future: nuclear magnetic resonance and bioinformatics studies on intrinsically disordered proteins -- 2. Structure and dynamics of intrinsically disordered proteins -- 3. NMR methods for the study of intrinsically disordered proteins structure, dynamics, and interactions: general overview and practical guidelines -- 4. Ensemble calculation for intrinsically disordered proteins using NMR parameters -- 5. NMR spectroscopic studies of the conformational ensembles of intrinsically disordered proteins -- 6. Recombinant intrinsically disordered proteins for NMR: tips and tricks -- 7. Biophysical methods to investigate intrinsically disordered proteins: avoiding an "elephant and blind men" situation -- 8. Application of SAXS for the structural characterization of IDPs -- 9. Bioinformatics approaches for predicting disordered protein motifs -- 10. Towards understanding protein disorder in-cell -- 11. The Protein Ensemble Database -- 12. Order and disorder in the replicative complex of paramyxoviruses -- 13. Druggability of intrinsically disordered proteins -- 14. Beta amyloid hallmarks: from intrinsically disordered proteins to Alzheimer's Disease.
  • ch. 1. Introduction, p. 1-10 -- ch. 2. Biochemical Data: Analysis and Management, p. 11-40 -- ch. 3. Biochemical Exploration: Internet Resources, p. 41-52 -- ch. 4. Molecular Graphics: Visualization of Biomolecules, p. 53-71 -- ch. 5. Biochemical Compounds: Structure and Analysis, p. 73-105 -- ch. 6. Dynamic Biochemistry: Biomolecular Interactions, p. 107-121 -- ch. 7. Dynamic Biochemistry: Enzyme Kinetics, p. 123-146 -- ch. 8. Dynamic Biochemistry: Metabolic Simulation, p. 147-163 -- ch. 9. Genomics: Nucleotide Sequences and Recombinant DNA, p. 165-182 -- ch. 10. Genomics: Gene Identification, p. 183-208 -- ch. 11. Proteomics: Protein Sequence Analysis, p. 209-231 -- ch. 12. Proteomics: Prediction of Protein Structures, p. 233-268 -- ch. 13. Phylogenetic Analysis, p. 269-284 -- ch. 14. Molecular Modeling: Molecular Mechanics, p. 285-314 -- ch. 15. Molecular Modeling: Protein Modeling, p. 315-341 -- Appendices.
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    "Proteomics provides an introductory insight on proteomics, discussing the basic principles of the field, how to apply specific technologies and instrumentation, and example applications in human health and diseases. With helpful study questions, this textbook presents an easy to grasp and solid overview and understanding of the principles, guidelines, and especially the complex instrumentation operations in proteomics for new students and research scientists. Written by a leader in proteomics studies, Proteomics offers an expert perspective on the field and the future of proteomics"--Provided by publisher.
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  • The Continuing Fascination with Jaks and Stats: An Introduction / Thomas Decker and Mathias Müller -- Regulation of JAKs: Insights Gleaned from the Functional Protein Domains / Claude Haan, Daniela Ungureanu, Tuija Pekkala, Olli Silvennoinen and Serge Haan -- Nuclear Functions of the Janus Kinases / Mark A. Dawson and Andrew J. Bannister -- Self-association of STAT Proteins from Monomers to Paracrystals / Mathias Droescher and Uwe Vinkemeier -- How Stats Interact with the Molecular Machinery of Transcriptional Activation / Amanda M. Jamieson, Matthias Farlik and Thomas Decker -- Nongenomic Functions of STAT3 / Daniel J. Gough, Pravin Sehgal and David E. Levy -- Evolution of Jak and Stat Proteins / Claus Vogl, Priyank Shukla and Ingo Ebersberger -- JAK/STAT and Chromatin Regulation in Drosophila / Kriti Gaur and Willis X. Li -- JAK/STAT Signaling and Invertebrate Immune Responses / Feng Zhou and Hervé Agaisse -- Stat5 as a Hematopoietic Master Regulator for Differentiation and Neoplasia Development / Harini Nivarthi, Katrin Friedbichler and Richard Moriggl -- Regulation of Dendritic Cell Development by STATs / Haiyan S. Li and Stephanie S. Watowich. STAT Transcription Factors: Controlling All Aspects of NK Cell Biology / Eva Maria Putz, Eva Zebedin and Veronika Sexl -- Function of JAKs and STATs in Lymphocytes: Bench to Bedside / Alejandro Villarino, Xiang-Ping Yang, Kiyoshi Hirahara, Yuka Kanno and John J. O' Shea, et al. -- The Role of Janus Kinases in Hematopoietic Malignancies / Damla Olcaydu and Robert Kralovics -- Activation of Janus Kinases During Tumorigenesis / Jeffrey W. Schmidt and Kay-Uwe Wagner -- STAT1 and STAT3 Transcription Factors in Inflammation-associated Colon Cancer / Paulina Rampetsreiter and Robert Eferl -- Universal and Specific Functions of STAT3 in Solid Tumours / Lidia Avalle, Gabriella Regis and Valeria Poli -- Impact of STAT5 on Normal Tissue Development and Cancer / Maria M. Caffarel and Christine J. Watson -- Crosstalk with the Jak-STAT Pathway in Inflammation / Lionel B. Ivashkiv -- Activation and Inhibition of JAK-STAT Signal Transduction by RNA Viruses / Curt M. Horvath -- Multifaceted Antiviral Actions of Interferon-stimulated Gene Products / Birgit Strobl, Nicole R. Leitner and Mathias Müller -- Interferon Regulation of the Innate Response to Bacteria / Ali Abdul-Sater and Christian Schindler.
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    "This volume critically examines the functional actions of the kainate type glutamate receptors (KARs). Following on from the larger body of work on the NMDA and AMPA-type ionotropic glutamate receptors (GluRs), studies with KARs have consistently thrown up exceptions to general rules about synaptic modulation. Contributors herein provide an insight to the idiosyncracies that now almost typify the KAR field. The fascinating insights provided in this volume serve to encourage searching mechanistic questions"--Provided by publisher.
  • Section I. Cell protocols : basic microbiological techniques. Pouring agar plates and streaking or spreading to isolate individual colonies / Elizabeth Eyler ; Storage of bacteria and yeast / Cheryl M. Koh -- Section II. Cell protocols : cellular fractionation. Cellular fractionation : mammalian cells / Joerg von Hagen and Uwe Michelsen ; Cellular fractionation : yeast cells / Joerg von Hagen and Uwe Michelsen -- Section III. Cell protocols : Knock-outs and gene replacements. Yeast-gene replacement using PCR products / Megan Bergkessel, Christine Guthrie, and John Abelson ; Measuring RNAi knockdown using qPCR / Stuart Milstein, Michael Nguyen, Rachel Meyers, and Antonin de Fougerolles ; Recombineering : using drug cassettes to knock out genes in vivo / James A. Sawitzke, Lynn C. Thomason, Mikhail Bubunenko, Xintian Li, Nina Costantino, and Donald L. Court ; Gene knockouts, in vivo site-directed mutagenesis and other modifications using the delitto perfetto system in Saccharomyces cerevisiae / Samantha Stuckey and Francesca Storici ; Gene targeting and site-specific recombination in mouse ES cells / Konstantinos Anastassiadis, Frank Schnütgen, Harald von Melchner, and A. Francis Stewart ; Recombineering : highly efficient in vivo genetic engineering using single-strand oligos / James A. Sawitzke, Lynn C. Thomason, Mikhail Bubunenko, Xintian Li, Nina Costantino, and Donald L. Court -- Section IV. Cell protocols : microbiological media. Growth media for E. coli / Juliane C. Lessard ; Saccharomyces cerevisiae growth media / Jessica S. Dymond --Section V. Cell protocols : preparation of slides for microscopy. Immunohistochemistry on freely floating fixed tissue sections / Julia Bachman ; Preparation of slides for microscopy from frozen tissue sections / Julia Bachman ; Preparation of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue for immunohistochemistry / Kirstie Canene-Adams ; Preparation of cells for microscopy using cytospin / Cheryl M. Koh ; Preparation of cells for microscopy using chamber slides and coverslips / Cheryl M. Koh ; Preparation of cells for microscopy using 'cell blocks' / Cheryl M. Koh -- Section VI. Lipid and carbohydrate protocols. Enzymatic deglycosylation of glycoproteins / Min-Sung Kim and Dan Leahy -- Section VII. Lipid and carbohydrate protocol : making vesicles and micelles. Preparation of fatty acid or phospholipid vesicles by thin-film rehydration / Ting F. Zhu, Itay Budin, and Jack W. Szostak ; Vesicle extrusion through polycarbonate track-etched membranes using a hand-held mini-extruder / Ting F. Zhu, Itay Budin, and Jack W. Szostak ; Preparation of fatty acid micelles / Ting F. Zhu, Itay Budin, and Jack W. Szostak -- Section VIII. Other protocols. Reverse-phase HPLC analysis and purification of small molecules / Kirstie Canene-Adams ; Thin layer chromatography / Marina Santiago and Scott Strobel ; ATP and GTP hydrolysis assays (TLC) / Vaishnavi Rajagopal and Jon R. Lorsch.
  • Laboratory methods in enzymology : protein pt. A-D, 2014-15.
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  • Computational prediction of RNA secondary structure -- Reverse-transcription PCR (RT-PCR) -- Northern blotting -- Explanatory chapter: nuclease protection assays -- In vitro transcription from plasmid or PCR-amplified DNA -- Measurement of in vivo synthesis rates -- Method for measuring mRNA decay rate in saccharomyces cerevisiae -- Analysis of polysomes from bacteria -- Polysome profile analysis - yeast -- Polysome analysis of mammalian cells -- Polysome analysis for determining mRNA and ribosome association in saccharomyces cerevisiae -- Oligo(dT)-primed RT-PCR isolation of polyadenylated RNA degradation intermediates -- Circularized RT-PCR (cRT-PCR): analysis of the 5' ends, 3' ends, and poly(A) tails of RNA -- RNA radiolabeling -- Fluorescently labeling synthetic RNAs -- Analysis of RNA by analytical polyacrylamide gel -- RNA purification by preparative polyacrylamide gel -- Explanatory chapter: nucleic acid concentration determination -- RNA purification-precipitation methods -- Reverse transcriptase dideoxy sequencing of RNA -- RNA structure experimental analysis-chemical modification -- Structural analysis of RNA backbone using in-line probing.
  • "Lactoferrin was first identified as an iron-binding glycoprotein abundantly found in milk. It has been considered to play important roles in host defense, since lactoferrin shows broad spectrum of anti-bacterial and anti-viral activities, arising from its iron-chelating property. Furthermore, lactoferrin can regulate the function of innate and adaptive immune cells and exhibits immuno-modulating properties. These activities of lactoferrin implicate that potential use of lactoferrin as a wound healing agent. In addition, this book shows that lactoferrin is a potent regulator of dermal fibroblasts and epidermal keratinocytes, and promotes skin or corneal epithelial wound healing by increasing their proliferation, migration or deposition of extracellular matrix (ECM) components such as collagen and hyaluronan. This book provides the scientific background on use of lactoferrin as a wound healing agent. Indeed, lactoferrin exerts its biological effects by binding to specific lactoferrin receptors on target cells. This book also covers the in-depth information on roles of lactoferrin as a signaling molecule."--Publisher's website.
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    Requesting and interpreting tests -- Disturbances of water, sodium and potassium balance -- Acid-base balance and oxygen transport -- Renal disease -- Disorders of calcium, phosphate and magnesium metabolism -- Trauma, inflammation, immunity and malignancy -- Liver disease -- Gastrointestinal tract disease -- Nutrition -- Diabetes mellitus and hypoglycaemia -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Disorders of iron and porphyrin metabolism -- Uric acid, gout and purine metabolism -- Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary -- Abnormalities of thyroid function -- Disorders of the adrenal cortex and medulla -- Investigation of gonadal function, infertility, menstrual irregularities and hirsutism -- Pregnancy and antenatal screening -- Clinical biochemistry in paediatrics and geriatrics -- Central nervous system and cerebrospinal fluid -- Therapeutic drug monitoring and chemical toxicology.
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    Structure and synthesis of lipid A / Shoichi Kusumoto, Masahito Hashimoto and Kazuyoshi Kawahara -- Conformation and supramolecular structure of lipid A / Klaus Brandenburg and Ulrich Seydel -- Interactions between lipid A and serum proteins / Jèorg Andrèa ... [et al.] -- The lipid A receptor / Kiyoshi Takeda -- Lipid A receptor TLR4-mediated signaling pathways / Masahiro Yamamoto and Shizuo Akira -- Lipid A-induced responses in vivo / Néjia Sassi ... [et al.] -- Lipid A-mediated tolerance and cancer therapy / Cheryl E. Rockwell, David C. Morrison and Nilofer Qureshi -- Lipid A in cancer therapies : preclinical results / Daniele Reisser and Jean-François Jeannin -- Monophosphoryl lipid A (MPL) as an adjuvant for anti-cancer vaccines : clinical results / Christopher W. Cluff -- Antitumoral effects of lipids A : clinical studies / Marc Bardou and Danièle Reisser.
  • An overview of modern mass spectrometry methods in the toolbox of lipid chemists and biochemists / R. Moreau -- Techniques and applications in lipid analysis / Nils Hinrichsen and Hans Steinhart -- Recent advances in silver-ion HPLC utilizing acetonitrile in hexane as solvent: temperature effects on lipid elution orders/resolution / R.O. Adlof -- TLC-FID with special reference to marine lipids and other high-molecular-weight organic compounds / R.G. Ackman and A. Timmins -- Analysis of trans-18 :1 fatty acids by silver ion HPLC / P. Delmonte and M.P. Yurawecz -- Lipid separations using packed-column SFC / D.G. Hayes -- LC-MS and chiral separation / A. Kuksis -- LC-MS and lipid oxidation / A. Kuksis -- Structural analysis of unsaturated fatty acid methyl ester isomers with acetonitrile covalent adduct chemical ionization (CACI) / J.T. Brenna -- Fast GC for cellular fame analysis of bacteria / J.S. Buyer -- Use of cellular fatty acids to identify food-borne pathogens by infrared spectroscopy and capillary GC / M.M. Mossoba -- Infrared spectroscopy and partial least square calibration in the simultaneous quantification of isolated trans and conjugated linoleic acids / Alfred A. Christy -- Global cellular lipidome analyses by shotgun lipidomics using multidimensional mass spectrometry / X. Han and R.W. Gross -- Waxes and sterols: structures and chemistry / E.J. Parish and A.D. Bell -- Analysis of biological tissue and edible fat / J.K.G. Kramer -- Investigation of protein-lipid interactions by vibrational spectroscopy / E.C.Y. Li-Chan, G. Meng and N.K. Howell -- Fat replacers: an overview / W.E. Artz -- High-performance size-exclusion chromatography for lipid analysis in organic media / M.C. Dobarganes and G. Marquez-Ruiz -- Phospholipids : structures and physicochemical activities / M.C. Erickson.
  • This volume focusses on oxidative modifications of lipid molecules and the successive generation of singlet oxygen. The book also covers the secondary adductions of these reactive species with proteins and aminophospholipids. During lipid peroxidation, the initial event is the formation of lipid hydroperoxide, which is followed by an oxidation event that starts a chain-reaction. The formed lipid hydroperoxide gradually decomposes into harmful aldehydes, which are the advanced end-products of lipid peroxidation.
  • This timely, concise title provides an important update on clinical lipid management. Using information from recent clinical trials and in special populations, the book begins by offering an easy-to-read overview of LDL, HDL, and triglyceride metabolism and the genetics of lipid disorders. The link between inflammation and lipids, and how this relates to atherosclerosis development, is also addressed, as are the measures of subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with abnormal lipid levels. Lipid abnormalities in children, with a particular focus on vulnerable populations (with an emphasis on ethnicity and childhood obesity), are covered. The treatment goals and approaches for managing lipids in the clinic are thoroughly discussed, emphasizing the important role of statin use and addressing controversies of lipid management in special populations such as heart failure, end stage kidney disease and fatty liver disease. Of special note, an important update on how new HIV medications impact lipid levels is provided. In all, Lipid Management: From Basics to Clinic, is an invaluable, handy resource for understanding changes in lipids in different populations and for sharpening the clinical approach to managing complicated lipid cases.
  • "Lipid Mediators and Their Metabolism in the Brain presents readers with cutting edge and comprehensive information not only on the synthesis and degradation of glycerophospholipid-, sphingolipid-, and cholesterol-derived lipid mediators, but also their involvement in neurological disorders. It is hoped that this monograph will be useful not only to postgraduate student and their teachers, but also to research scientists and physicians, who are curious about the generation and roles of lipid mediators in the brain."--Publisher's website.
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    Overview of membrane rafts / Thomas J. McIntosh -- Analysis of raft affinity of membrane proteins by detergent-insolubility / Deborah A. Brown -- Nondetergent isolation of rafts / Mehul B. Shah and Pravin B. Sehgal -- Detecting ordered domain formation (lipid rafts) in model membranes using tempo / Omar Bakht and Erwin London -- Using monomolecular films to characterize lipid lateral interactions / Rhoderick E. Brown and Howard L. Brockman -- Electro-formation and fluorescence microscopy of giant vesicles with coexisting liquid phases / Sarah L. Veatch -- Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy / Kristen Bacia and Petra Schwille -- Multiphoton laser-scanning microscopy and spatial analysis of dehydroergosterol distributions on plasma membrane of living cells / Avery L. McIntosh ... [et al.] -- NMR detection of lipid domains / Ivan V. Polozov and Klaus Gawrisch -- Lateral diffusion coefficients of raft lipids from pulsed field gradient NMR / Greger Orädd and Göran Lindblom -- Saturation-recovery electron paramagnetic resonance discrimination by oxygen transport (DOT) method for characterizing membrane domains / Witold K. Subczynski ... [et al.] -- Plasmon-waveguide resonance spectoscopy studies of lateral segregation in solid-supported proteolipid bilayers / Zdzislaw Salamon, Savitha Devanathan, and Gordon Tollin -- Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching studies of lipid rafts / Anne K. Kenworthy -- Single-molecule tracking / Marija Vrljic, Stefanie Y. Nishimura, and W.E. Moerner -- X-ray diffraction to determine the thickness of raft and nonraft bilayers / Thomas J. McIntosh -- Small-angle neutron scattering to detect rafts and lipid domains / Jeremy Pencer ... [et al.] -- Exploring membrane domains using native membrane sheets and transmission electron microscopy / Bridget S. Wilson ... [et al.] -- Atomic force microscopy of lipid domains in supported model membranes / Alan R. Burns -- Atomistic and coarse-grained computer simulations of raft-like lipid mixtures / Sagar A. Pandit and H. Larry Scott -- A microscopic model calculation of the phase diagram of ternary mixtures of cholesterol and saturated and unsaturated phospholipids / R. Elliott, I. Szleifer, and M. Schick.

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