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Analysis of a peptide inhibitor of paramyxovirus (NDV) fusion using biological assays, NMR, and molecular modeling.
To investigate the molecular mechanisms involved in paramyxovirus-induced cell fusion, the function and structure of a peptide with a 20-amino-acid sequence from the leucine zipper region (heptad
Brain-specific src oncogene mRNA mapped in rat brain by in situ hybridization.
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Distributions suggest that src+ may play roles in a number of neural processes, possibly including neuronal plasticity, in rat brain.
Herpes simplex virus type 1 uracil-DNA glycosylase: isolation and selective inhibition by novel uracil derivatives.
We have purified Herpes simplex type 1 (HSV1) uracil-DNA glycosylase from the nuclei of HSV1-infected HeLa cells harvested 8 h post-infection, at which time the induction of the enzyme is a maximum.
6-Anilinouracil-based inhibitors of Bacillus subtilis DNA polymerase III: antipolymerase and antimicrobial structure-activity relationships based on substitution at uracil N3.
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The results of these studies indicate that the ring N3 of 6-anilinouracils can tolerate substituents of considerable size and structural variety and, thus, can be manipulated to significantly enhance the antibacterial potency of this novel class of polymerase III-specific inhibitors.
Molecular modeling and synthesis of inhibitors of herpes simplex virus type 1 uracil-DNA glycosylase.
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Several hydrophilic derivatives were predicted and found to be active as UDG inhibitors, and these compounds will be useful to determine if UDG, like the viral thymidine kinase, is required for reactivation of HSV1 from latency in nerve cells.
Inhibitor analysis of calf thymus DNA polymerases alpha, delta and epsilon.
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'butylphenyl' nucleotides, BuPdGTP and BuAdATP, inhibited pol alpha with at least 1000-fold selectivity compared to pols delta and epsilon and the use of these inhibitors under similar assay conditions permits the discrimination of the three enzymes.
Synthesis and characterization of N2-(p-n-butylphenyl)-2'-deoxyguanosine and its 5'-triphosphate and their inhibition of HeLa DNA polymerase alpha.
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The identity of the desired 9-beta-BuPdG was ultimately proved by its independent synthesis from the corresponding ribonucleoside by 1H NMR and by chemical relation to guanosine.
Activity of BB-K8 (Amikacin) Against Clinical Isolates Resistant to One or More Aminoglycoside Antibiotics
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The broad spectrum of amikacin was not totally unexpected, because the compound has been shown to be a poor substrate for most enzymes that inactivate other aminoglycosides through O-phosphorylation, O-adenylylation, or N-acetylation.
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