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Structural analysis of sphingophospholipids derived from Sphingobacterium spiritivorum, the type species of genus Sphingobacterium.
The unique feature of the genus Sphingobacterium is the presence of sphingophospholipids and ceramides, besides diacylglycerophospholipids. As major cellular lipid components, five kinds ofExpand
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Structural requirements of lipid A responsible for the functions: a study with chemically synthesized lipid A and its analogues.
To confirm the revised lipid A structure of Escherichia coli and to establish the structure responsible for its functions, biological activities of the synthetic compounds based on the presentedExpand
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Importance of fatty acid substituents of chemically synthesized lipid A-subunit analogs in the expression of immunopharmacological activity.
The immunopharmacological activities of chemically synthesized lipid A-subunit analogs, 4-O-phosphono-D-glucosamine derivatives carrying different N- and 3-O-linked acyl groups, were investigated.Expand
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Higher-order structure of bovine mitochondrial tRNA(Phe) lacking the 'conserved' GG and T psi CG sequences as inferred by enzymatic and chemical probing.
Bovine mitochondrial (mt) phenylalanine tRNA (tRNA(Phe)), which lacks the 'conserved' GG and T psi YCG sequences, was efficiently purified by the selective hybridization method using a solid phaseExpand
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Enhancement of nonspecific resistance to bacterial infections and tumor regressions by treatment with synthetic lipid A-subunit analogs. Critical role of N- and 3-O-linked acyl groups in
Enhancement of nonspecific resistance against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection and regression of growth of Meth A fibrosarcoma by chemically synthesized lipid A-subunit analogs,Expand
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Unilateral aminoacylation specificity between bovine mitochondria and eubacteria.
The present study shows unilateral aminoacylation specificity between bovine mitochondria and eubacteria (Escherichia coli and Thermus thermophilus) in five amino acid-specific aminoacylationExpand
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Higher-order structure of bovine mitochondrial tRNA(SerUGA): chemical modification and computer modeling.
On the basis of enzymatic probing and phylogenetic comparison, we have previously proposed that mammalian mitochondrial tRNA(sSer) (anticodon UGA) possess a slightly altered cloverleaf structure inExpand
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The aminoacylation of structurally variant phenylalanine tRNAs from mitochondria and various nonmitochondrial sources by bovine mitochondrial phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase.
Bovine mitochondrial (mt) phenylalanine tRNA (tRNAPhe) was purified on a large scale using a new hybridization assay method developed by the authors. Although its melting profile suggested a looseExpand
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Tissue-type transglutaminase from red sea bream (Pagrus major). Sequence analysis of the cDNA and functional expression in Escherichia coli.
A cDNA clone encoding a tissue-type transglutaminase (TGase) was isolated from a cDNA library prepared from the liver of red sea bream (Pagrus major). The cDNA sequence had an open reading frameExpand
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Effect of stereospecificity of chemically synthesized lipid A‐subunit analogues GLA‐27 and GLA‐40 on the expression of immunopharmacological activities
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)‐inducing, mitogenic, polyclonal B cell activation (PBA), macrophage activation and antiviral activities of chemically synthesized lipid A‐subunit analogues, GLA‐27 andExpand
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