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Chitin-binding Proteins in Invertebrates and Plants Comprise a Common Chitin-binding Structural Motif*
Tachycitin, a 73-residue polypeptide having antimicrobial activity is present in the hemocyte of horseshoe crab (Tachypleus tridentatus). The first three-dimensional structure of invertebrateExpand
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Combined biochemical and immunochemical comparison of peptidylarginine deiminases present in various tissues.
We have performed a combined biochemical and immunochemical study on the identity of peptidylarginine deiminases (EC 3.5.3.15) present in various mammalian tissues. First, we purifiedExpand
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Cloning and characterization of human type 2 and type 3 inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors.
We have cloned cDNAs coding for human type 2 and type 3 and part of type 1 inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors (IP3Rs). The complete nucleotide sequences for type 2 and type 3 receptors wereExpand
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X‐Ray diffraction studies on the structure of hydrated collagen
The temperature dependence of the humidity‐sensitive spacing, d, related to the lateral packing of collagen molecules was measured for fully hydrated collagen. In the vicinity of 0°C, a sudden changeExpand
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Hydrogen bonding in the carboxyl-terminal half-fragment 78-148 of calmodulin as studied by two-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance.
The C-terminal half-fragment (residues 78-148) of scallop testis calmodulin was investigated by 500-MHz two-dimensional proton NMR in order to clarify the structure and the structural changeExpand
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Atomic force microscopic studies on the structure of bovine femoral cortical bone at the collagen fibril-mineral level
The structure of cortical bone at the collagen-mineral level was investigated by means of atomic force microscopy. Surfaces of the specimens treated with collagenase and ethylenediaminetetraaceticExpand
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310‐helices in proteins are parahelices
The 310‐helix is characterized by having at least two consecutive hydrogen bonds between the main‐chain carbonyl oxygen of residue i and the main‐chain amide hydrogen of residue i + 3. The helicalExpand
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Solution Structure of an Insect Growth Factor, Growth-blocking Peptide*
Growth-blocking peptide (GBP) is an insect growth factor consisting of 25 amino acid residues that retards the development of lepidopteran larvae at high concentration while it stimulates larvalExpand
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High-resolution solid-state 13C nuclear magnetic resonance study of a polymer complex : poly(methacrylic acid)/poly(ethylene oxide)
Abstract The inter-polymer interaction, morphology and molecular motion of the poly(ethylene oxide)/ poly(methacrylic acid) (PEO/PMAA) complex were investigated by measuring various nuclear magneticExpand
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Structure revision of okamurallene and structure elucidation of further C15 non-terpenoid bromoallenes from Laurencia intricata
Abstract The structures of okamurallene related metabolites, which have previously been isolated from the red alga Laurencia intricata , have been revised. In addition, two new C 15 non-terpenoidExpand
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