Yu-Tsan Liu

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To execute the membrane fusion function, it is necessary for the fusion protein of the virus to penetrate into the hydrophobic milieu of membrane bilayer. Hence identification of the region(s) of the ectodomain of viral fusion proteins involved in the membrane insertion and their interaction with the rest of the fusion protein in the membrane would be(More)
BACKGROUND To study the organization and interaction with the fusion domain (or fusion peptide, FP) of the transmembrane domain (TMD) of influenza virus envelope glycoprotein for its role in membrane fusion which is also essential in the cellular trafficking of biomolecules and sperm-egg fusion. RESULTS The fluorescence and gel electrophoresis experiments(More)
ARL4D, ARL4A, and ARL4C are closely related members of the ADP-ribosylation factor/ARF-like protein (ARF/ARL) family of GTPases. All three ARL4 proteins contain nuclear localization signals (NLSs) at their C-termini and are primarily found at the plasma membrane, but they are also present in the nucleus and cytoplasm. ARF function and localization depends(More)
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