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Heterozygosity for the common perforin mutation, p.A91V, impairs the ... -
Perforin (PRF, PRF1) is an essential pore-forming protein that is released by CLs into the site of target cell contact where it oligomerises to form pores on the membrane of the target cell, allowing the diffusion of a suite of cosecreted apoptosis ...

Chance: The importance of randomness in evolution - New Scientist

New Scientist
TAKE 100 newly formed planets of one Earth mass. Place each in the habitable zone of a G-type main sequence star. Set your timer for 4 billion years. What do you get? A hundred planets teeming with life forms quite similar to those on Earth, perhaps ...

Orchestrating transcription with the pol II CTD -
A hallmark of eukaryotic RNA polymerase II (Pol II) is the unusual carboxy-terminal domain (CTD) of its largest subunit, RPB1. The Pol II CTD contains tandem repeats of a heptapeptide with a consensus YSPTSPS sequence. Elegant biochemical and genetic ...

The Sequence Manipulation Suite

Dallas - United States

The Sequence Manipulation Suite is a collection of JavaScript programs for generating, formatting, and analyzing short DNA and protein sequences. It is commonly used by molecular biologists, for teaching purposes, and for program and algorithm testing.

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Sensorimotor control of dexterous behavior in humans from Ume+N Univ., Sweden.

Suite 101

Article provides an overview of the disorders of clotting, resulting in both clotting and bleeding.

Suite 101: Ecology

Articles on ecological themes.

Suite 101: Genetics and Evolution

Provides articles on a number of topics in the evolutionary and genetic fields.

Sequence Analysis
United States

A freeware Java application that does many standard types of DNA and protein sequence analysis tasks.

United Kingdom

Method to visualize the information contained in a set of DNA, RNA, or protein sequences; intended as an alternative to consensus sequences.

United States

Book describing computational approaches for analyzing complete genomes including 3D structures. By Eugene V. Koonin and Michael Y. Galperin; Kluwer Academic Publishers.

HIV Sequence Database
United States

Collection HIV and related genetic sequence data and computer analyses - from the Los Alamos Natl. Lab.

Why Sequence a Korarchaeota Community?
United States

Brief discussion of the importance of this lineage in Obsidian Pool, and of the benefits to be gained by understanding the genome.

The Influenza Sequence Database
United States

Database of virus information including nucleotide sequences.