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What lava lamps and vinaigrette can teach us about cell biology -
Their instructors at the Marine Biological Laboratory asked them to decipher how pellets of RNA and protein called P granules form in worm embryos — a tall order given how long the structures had flummoxed biologists. Yet as soon as Courson and Moore ...

How Syncsort Uses Conway's Law To Accelerate And Control Product Evolution - Forbes

I've written before about Conway's Law and the differing perspectives in the tech world about how applicable it is to today's enterprise organizational structure. In a nutshell, Conway's Law states that "Any organization that designs a system (defined ...

Better understanding amyotrophic lateral sclerosis by looking at how cells change - Medical Xpress

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In molecular biology, genes encode RNA and the RNA then gets translated into proteins, the workhorses of cells. There are many different versions of RNA, each encoding many different versions of a protein. TDP-43, for one, binds RNA and can change how ...

Protein Structure Prediction Server (PSIPRED)

London - United Kingdom

3D protein structure prediction from amino acid sequence. Includes MEMSAT for transmembrane topology prediction, GenTHREADER and mGenTHREADER for fold recognition.

Protein Structure Prediction Center
United States

Advances and archive of meetings on critical assessment of 3D determination from sequence using alignment tools. Maintained at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California.

PFP: Automated Function Prediction Server
United States

Accepts a single query protein sequence and returns the most probable Gene Ontology functional annotations in each of the three ontologies.

Quaternary Structure Prediction
United States

An experimental bioinformatics server. Classifies protein sequences as homodimers or non-homodimers. Applications: metabolic reconstruction, protein structure and function assignment, and drug-design.

The ProCKSI Server: Protein Comparison, Knowledge, Similarity and Information
United Kingdom

ProCKSI is a decision support system for protein structure comparison. It provides tools for visualising, analysing, clustering and comparing results.

Protein Structure Research

Examining the molecular surface, possible binding sites, new ligands, prediction of unknown structures and in-vivo properties, at the Institute of Biochemistry, Charite Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Principles of Protein Structure
United Kingdom

Archive of online course, with discussion lists, and summary of lecture notes from 1996 at Birkbeck, University of London, UK.

Protein Structure Initiative
United States

Large scale attempt to determine topology, through collaborative internet based effort, maintained by Millennium Information, Inc., Cambridge, MA.

United Kingdom

Provides articles and FAQ explaining cartoon depictions, atlas of tertiary arrangements of polypeptides within predicted crystal. Includes server for upload of PDB code, and software downloads from University of Leeds, UK.

Protein Structure Core Facility
United States

Facilities, price list, sample information forms for mass spectrometry, peptide mapping, amino acid analysis and sequencing, at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

TopMatch: Protein Structure Comparison

Public web service for the alignment and superposition of protein structures and the instant visualization of structural similarities.