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(Science: cell biology) components from which a structure is built, thus myosin has six subunits, microtubules are built of tubulin subunits. In some cases it may be more informative to speak of protomers.

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cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

The cholera toxin (CTX or CT) is an oligomeric complex made up of six protein subunits: a single copy of the A subunit (part A), and five copies of the B subunit (part B), connected by a disulfide bond. The five B subunits form a five-membered ring that binds to ...

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by adithya528
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
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Re: Idea to determine order of assembly of spliceosome

... the binding partners, only that there is some kind of complex performing the splicing. I want to know how this complex forms, and how many subunits comprise it. Do you propose I run a pull down and then use MS? When doing the pull down, how do I go on about getting antibodies for a completely ...

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by nukeman
Tue May 29, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Idea to determine order of assembly of spliceosome
Replies: 15
Views: 7817

Theories - Origin of Life

... it is also brought about by diminished production of one of the two sub units in the hemoglobin molecule. Hemoglobin is tetramer. There are four subunits: two betas and two alphas. The point mutation I referred to earlier causes the beta chains to be wonky. As I said, there are a couple hundred ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929038

Re: using uniprot

... issue- i have been asked to align human alpha-hemoglobin and human beta-hemoglobin. how do i know if they are talking about the alpha and beta subunits, or there are other entries that just say "alpha-hemoglobin"?

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by protchem12
Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: using uniprot
Replies: 3
Views: 2824

Fill in the Blanks??

1.In organic molecules made of chains of subunits, each subunit is called________ and the chains are called_______. carbohydrates consist of long chain of sugar called________ these sugar chains can be broken down by_______ reactions.three types ...

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by biology1290
Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fill in the Blanks??
Replies: 1
Views: 1826
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