why the orientation of a protein in the plasma membrane?

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why the orientation of a protein in the plasma membrane?

Post by duherro » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:15 am

Have no idea, thanks appreciated !!

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Post by JackBean » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:13 am

why what? :roll: At least ask something :roll:
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Post by duherro » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:43 am

JackBean wrote:why what? :roll: At least ask something :roll:


OPPPS!!! haha, should have been "WHy is the orientation of a protein in the plasma membrane important?

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Post by JackBean » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:14 am

because the proteins usually have some function and it is restricted to only one side of the protein/membrane
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Re: why the orientation of a protein in the plasma membrane?

Post by AstraSequi » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:30 pm

Or if the function of the protein requires it to interact in a particular orientation with other proteins in the membrane. :)

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