# Browse Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology by Issue

• (1995)
Magnetic resonance (MR) is a rapidly growing versatile and non-destructive tool for investigation of various aspects of biochemistry, physiology and disease. It is valuable to evaluate the new MR techniques and apply them ...

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• (1996)
The ultrasonic speed and attenuation coefficient of three muscle samples were measured in-vitro as a function of temperature and frequency. The sarcomere length of each of these samples was also determined. The three muscle ...

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• (2011-08-26)
Malaria, caused by Plasmodium spp., causes ~1 million deaths each year and there are ever present problems due to drug resistance. In this work, I used drug-repositioning strategy with bisphosphonates to discover a lead ...

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• (1991)
This thesis is a report of cation effects on the purple membrane of Halobacterium halobium. Included are proton and divalent cation studies using purple, blue, and pink membranes and the apoprotein. The blue species of ...

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• (1989)
In this thesis, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) was used to study the interaction between the protein myoglobin (Mb), and substrate carbon-monoxide (CO), as a model system of control in protein-ligand ...

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• (1990)
This thesis is a report on photocurrent measurements of purple membrane oriented in an polyacrylamide gel. In the first section, the photocurrent measuring system was frequency analyzed from DC to 100 MHz. The optimized ...

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• (1991)
Rhodopsin is the light-sensitive pigment of the photoreceptor cells of higher organisms. Photon absorption by rhodopsin initiates a biochemical amplification cascade that results in an electrical signal. Rhodopsin is ...

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• (1991)
The multicellular spheroid embodies many of the physiological and anatomical characteristics of in vivo tumors and provides an appropriate context for investigating the phenomenon of reoxygenation and the interplay of local ...

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• (1992)
Bicarbonate-reversible inhibition of the electron acceptor side of photosystem II (PS II), but not of photosynthetic bacteria, has been known for a long time. In formate treated thylakoids, the (Q$\sb{\rm A}\sp-$) decays ...

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• (1990)
Photosystem II (PS II) is a polypeptide complex which operates in series with the cytochrome $b/f$ complex and photosystem I to perform light-driven transport of electrons from H$\sb2$O to NADP and of protons from the ...

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• (1994)
Cone visual pigments are responsible for color vision. Although a large amount is known about rod pigments, relatively little is known about cone pigments. This thesis describes the identification and characterization of ...

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• (1994)
$\rm O\sp6$-ethyl-G $\rm (e\sp6G)$ is a persistent alkylation lesion of DNA, caused by the exposure of cells to alkylating agents such as N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea. Alkylating N-nitroso compounds are extremely significant as ...

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• (1994)
The gene V protein encoded by bacteriophage Ff is a single-stranded DNA binding protein and it plays an important role in the replication cycle of the phage. The crystal structure of the gene V protein was determined using ...

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• (1995)
There has been a growing interest, in recent years, in the measurement of diffusion of water and metabolites in living systems by magnetic resonance (MR) techniques. Knowledge of the diffusion coefficients of the molecules ...

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• (1989)
The main aim of the project is to investigate the characteristics of the secondary plastoquinone, Q$\sb{\rm B}$, and its semiquinone, Q$\sb{\rm B}\sp-$, in the Q$\sb{\rm B}$ binding site and to characterize the two electron ...

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• (1992)
Melanins are complex, incompletely understood polymeric pigments which uniquely contain a stable population of organic free radicals amenable to study by electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR, or equivalently, electron spin ...

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• (1990)
The intent of this research was the development and use of parallel instrumentation for the study of the bioenergetics of photosynthesis in in vitro and intact plant systems. To this end, three instruments have been developed ...

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• (2012-02-06)
Domain-based approaches are used in phylogenetic reconstruction and functional identification. Two groups of ionotropic glutamate receptors (iGluR’s) were identified with the topology of the binding core and pore-loop of ...

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• (2012-02-01)
A DNA helicase, PcrA is an essential protein in gram-positive bacteria. PcrA utilizes its helicase activity and translocation activity to regulate various cellular functions including plasmid replication and counteracting ...

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• (2010-01-06)
Aerobic organisms derive energy needed to sustain life from foodstuffs through the process of cellular respiration. Respiration is performed by a series of soluble and multi-subunit membrane proteins that form the ...

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