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The three-dimensional arrangement of side groups on a molecule which canfreely rotate into different positions without breaking any bonds.

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Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?

because the ATP, CTP, GTP and UTP have certain conformation in the cell. Moreover, if you had parallel strains, you've had to have something like negative-DNA-intermediate for replication.

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by JackBean
Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?
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hexokinase conformation

... by hexokinase - reaction 1 of glycolysis. I've found plenty of pdb structures in the protein data bank, but not found any showing the enzyme conformation with glucose binding. "Fundamentals of Biochemistry" by Donald and Judith Voet, has nice diagrams in fig. 14-2, and the book's ...

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by andrewJM
Sat Jul 21, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: hexokinase conformation
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Sodium Potassium pump

the phosphate is used to change the conformation of the protein

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by JackBean
Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sodium Potassium pump
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Re: plasmid cut and uncut

Yes, plasmids show different mobility depending of their conformation. the fastest= supercoiled. above this linear digested and above these relaxed nicked circular form check any manual to confirm. Buena suerte

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by protold
Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: plasmid cut and uncut
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Questions regarding GPCR terminology

... are needed, thus the receptors are translocated to the cell membrane, while a while latter they are not needed and are translocated back. conformationally sensitive probably means, that the proteins (the receptors, right?) respond only with particular conformation, but not with other. ...

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by JackBean
Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Questions regarding GPCR terminology
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