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Novel Proteins

Postby Alec » Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:53 am

I have this question for my biology for majors class and I have no idea how to answer it. Can anyone help me?

You have recently identified a novel protein. After obtaining the protein sequence you realize that this protein contains several motifs and domains. How might this information help you determine the function of your new protein?
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Postby JackBean » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:09 am

well, the motifs/domains are involved in binding specific molecule/cofactor or performing some kind of reaction
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.
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Postby merv » Mon Oct 03, 2011 12:20 am

lets say on the left it has a handle, and on the right it has flat metal plate. Investigate what handles are used for, then flat metal plates. Sit back and let the mind blend the two. I recommend over a nice Cabernet Sauvignon.
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