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Major finding in human anatomy has implications for many brain ... - The Denver Post


The Denver Post
A brain scan from an older individual who had Alzheimer's disease shows patches of aquaporin-4 in red. In cognitively healthy people, the protein is more ...

Cell biology: A light switch for kinases : Nature Methods : Nature ... - Nature.com


Nature.com
A photodissociable dimer of the Dronpa fluorescent protein can cage kinases, making these important signal transducers controllable by light.

The remarkable promise of cell-free biology - The Economist


The Economist
Cell-free biology, an idea first proposed about a century ago, is at last having its coming-out party. The technique involves extracting the protein-making machinery from living cells. Cell walls, useless molecules and the organism's own DNA are all ...

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.

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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
Germany

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
Austria

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