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Metal binding affinity and structural properties of calmodulin‐like protein 14 from Arabidopsis thaliana
In addition to the well‐known Ca2+ sensor calmodulin, plants possess many calmodulin‐like proteins (CMLs) that are predicted to have specific roles in the cell. Herein, we described the biochemicalExpand
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Arabidopsis calmodulin-like protein CML36 is a calcium (Ca2+) sensor that interacts with the plasma membrane Ca2+-ATPase isoform ACA8 and stimulates its activity
Calmodulin-like (CML) proteins are major EF-hand–containing, calcium (Ca2+)–binding proteins with crucial roles in plant development and in coordinating plant stress tolerance. Given their abundanceExpand
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Proteome analysis of biological fluids from autoimmune‐rheumatological disorders
Autoimmune‐rheumatological diseases are worldwide distributed disorders and represent a complex array of illnesses characterized by autoreactivity (reactivity against self‐antigens) of T‐BExpand
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Biochemical and biophysical characterization of a plant calmodulin: Role of the N- and C-lobes in calcium binding, conformational change, and target interaction.
In plants, transient elevation of intracellular Ca(2+) concentration in response to abiotic stress is responsible for glutamate decarboxylase (GAD) activation via association with calmodulin (CaM),Expand
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Towards Understanding Plant Calcium Signaling through Calmodulin-Like Proteins: A Biochemical and Structural Perspective
Ca2+ ions play a key role in a wide variety of environmental responses and developmental processes in plants, and several protein families with Ca2+-binding domains have evolved to meet these needs,Expand
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Unique substrate specificity of ornithine aminotransferase from Toxoplasma gondii.
Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite of medical and veterinary relevance responsible for toxoplasmosis in humans. As an efficacious vaccine remains a challenge, chemotherapy is still the mostExpand
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The Local Complement Activation on Vascular Bed of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis: A Hypothesis-Generating Study
Objective The role of complement system in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis (SSc) has been debated during the last decade but an evident implication in this disease has never been found. WeExpand
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Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Serum from Patients with Systemic Sclerosis and Sclerodermatous GVHD. Evidence of Defective Function of Factor H
Background Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is an autoimmune disease characterized by immunological and vascular abnormalities. Until now, the cause of SSc remains unclear. Sclerodermatous graft-versus-hostExpand
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Characterization of C-S lyase from Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus ATCC BAA-365 and its potential role in food flavour applications
Volatile thiols have substantial impact on the aroma of many beverages and foods. Thus, the control of their formation, which has been linked to C-S lyase enzymatic activities, is of greatExpand
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Digital Amputation in Systemic Sclerosis: Prevalence and Clinical Associations. A Retrospective Longitudinal Study
Objective. To evaluate the prevalence of digital necrosis requiring surgical amputation in a single-center group of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and to compare the characteristics ofExpand
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