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POODLE-L: a two-level SVM prediction system for reliably predicting long disordered regions
We developed Prediction Of Order and Disorder by machine LEarning (POODLE-L; L stands for long), the Support Vector Machines (SVMs) based method for predicting long disordered regions using 10 kinds of simple physico-chemical properties of amino acid. Expand
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Molecular analysis of zebrafish photolyase/cryptochrome family: two types of cryptochromes present in zebrafish
Cryptochromes (CRY), members of the DNA photolyase/cryptochrome protein family, regulate the circadian clock in animals and plants. Two types of animal CRYs are known, mammalian CRY and DrosophilaExpand
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A heterodimeric DNA polymerase: evidence that members of Euryarchaeota possess a distinct DNA polymerase.
We describe here a DNA polymerase family highly conserved in Euryarchaeota, a subdomain of Archaea. The DNA polymerase is composed of two proteins, DP1 and DP2. Sequence analysis showed thatExpand
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Molecular Evolution of the Photolyase–Blue-Light Photoreceptor Family
Abstract. The photolyase–blue-light photoreceptor family is composed of cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer (CPD) photolyases, (6-4) photolyases, and blue-light photoreceptors. CPD photolyase and (6-4)Expand
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Identification and functional characterization of a novel barnacle cement protein
Barnacle attachment to various foreign materials in water is guided by an extracellular multiprotein complex. A 19 kDa cement protein was purified from the Megabalanus rosa cement, and its cDNA wasExpand
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Molecular phylogeny of zooxanthellate bivalves.
The aim of this research was to analyze the phylogenetic relationships of zooxanthellate bivalves belonging to the genera Tridacna, Hippopus, Fragum, and Corculum as well as to the closely relatedExpand
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Significance of the conformation of building blocks in curing of barnacle underwater adhesive
Barnacles are a unique sessile crustacean that attach irreversibly and firmly to foreign underwater surfaces. Its biological underwater adhesive is a peculiar extracellular multi‐protein complex.Expand
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Characterization of Oita virus 296/1972 of Rhabdoviridae isolated from a horseshoe bat bearing characteristics of both lyssavirus and vesiculovirus
SummaryOita virus 296/1972 was isolated from the blood of a wild horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus cornutus (Temminck) in 1972. We investigated the pathogenicity of this virus in mice in relation to itsExpand
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Intracemetery Genetic Analysis at the Nakazuma Jomon Site in Japan by Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing
DNA was extracted from human teeth samples excavated from the Nakazuma Jomon shell midden (BC 2500) which is located north of the Kanto Plain. Part of the mitochondrial control region (233 bp) wasExpand
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Molecular Evolution of the Domain Structures of Protein Disulfide Isomerases
Abstract. Protein disulfide isomerase (PDI) is an enzyme that promotes protein folding by catalyzing disulfide bridge isomerization. PDI and its relatives form a diverse protein family whose membersExpand
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