# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Biochemistry by Title

• (2012-02-01)
Cellular senescence, an irreversible cell cycle arrest induced by a diversity of stimuli, has been considered as an innate tumor suppressing mechanism with implications and applications in cancer therapy. The senescence ...

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• (2012-02-01)
Proteins are involved in nearly every process that occurs in living systems, either as a main participant in the process or preforming a supporting role. It is estimated that approximately half of proteins in living systems ...

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• (1975)

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• (2013-02-03)
T cells play a vital role in the adaptive immune response against viral infections. Virus-specific T cells recognize infected cells through a heterodimeric surface receptor known as the αβ T cell receptor (TCR). The TCR ...

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• (1994)
A detailed understanding of the fundamental forces and mechanism which determine biomolecular structure and function is crucial to utilizing proteins and nucleic acids as therapeutic agents, as research tools, and in ...

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• (2011-01-21)
Nonribosomal peptides are an important class of natural products including the life-saving antibiotics penicillin and vancomycin and the deadly microcystins and cereulide. This important category of natural products is ...

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• (1977)

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• (1985)
While investigating concentration-dependent thermolability in crude homogenates and partially purified preparations of a temperature-sensitive adk mutant of E. coli, a protein was discovered that altered the degree of ...

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• (1979)

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• (2012-02-01)
RUNX3 is a transcription factor that is ubiquitously expressed in different tissues and has been shown to have diverse functions in many developmental procedures. Recently it has also been acknowledged that RUNX3 is involved ...

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• (2013-05-28)
Maintenance of eukaryotic cellular homeostasis requires the fusion of vesicle membranes that is accomplished by a SNARE-mediated mechanism. Membrane fusion is the merger of two lipid bilayers into one continuous membrane. ...

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• (1986)
Simian virus 40 (SV40) large T antigen protein plays a central role in the interaction of the virus with its host. It is required for both the growth of the virus in permissive hosts and in the transformation of non-permissive ...

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• (1993)
During the course of this study we created a superactive estrogen receptor by inserting of two copies of a well defined, synthetic 18 amino acid amphipathic helix into the hinge region of the Xenopus estrogen receptor ...

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• (1984)
Fibrinolysis refers to the proteolytic mechanism whereby the body dissoloves intravascular deposits of fibrin, a process important in maintaining the patency of the circulatory system. The major components of the fibrinolytic ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Pre-mRNA splicing in plants is mechanistically the same as splicing in other eukaryotes, but its mode of intron recognition is unique. Whereas in animals a pyrimidine-tract contributes to the definition of exons, in plants, ...

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• (1983)
Bacterial chemotaxis is the process by which bacteria sense chemicals in their environment and respond to them by migrating up attractant gradients or down repellent gradients. Bacteria in isotropic medium alternately swim ...

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• (1983)
The interaction between RNA bacteriophage R17 coat protein and its RNA binding site for translational repression was studied as an example of a sequence-specific RNA-protein interaction. The binding site consists of fewer ...

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• (1988)
Cytochrome P450$\sb{\rm cam}$ catalyzes the stereospecific methylene hydroxylation of camphor to form 5-exo-hydroxycamphor and is encoded by the camC gene on the CAM plasmid of Pseudomonas putida, ATCC 17453. The cytochrome ...

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