# Browse Dissertations - Biophysics and Computational Biology by Title

• (1996)
Vision is the most important of all human senses. Research concerning the physiology and biochemistry of components of the visual system can lead to advances in the prevention and treatment of diseases. Since the retina ...

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• (1980)
Enolase is a protein of M.W. 90 kilodaltons, formed by two identical subunits of 45 kilodaltons each. Fluorescence polarization is the main spectroscopic property followed to characterize the dissociation of this enzyme ...

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• (2010-05-14)
Cytochrome bo3 ubiquinol oxidase from E. coli is a member of heme-copper oxidase superfamily. This trans-membrane enzyme complex catalyzes two-electron oxidation of ubiquinol and reduction of molecular oxygen to water. ...

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• (2014-01-16)
The ribosome is a large macromolecular assembly responsible for protein synthesis in all living cells. A typical bacterial ribosome consists of three ribosomal RNA (rRNA) molecules and approximately fifty ribosomal proteins ...

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• (1975)

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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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• (1993)
Fusinite, an inertinite coal maceral, exhibits a symmetric and exchange-narrowed electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) line (g = 2.00276), with a first derivative peak-to-peak linewidth $(\Delta$B) which is reversibly ...

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• (1983)
The binding of ligands to heme proteins has been studied extensively in the past. A sequential barrier model was postulated. Using flash photolysis, various aspects of the model are studied in this work to give a better ...

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• (2011-05-25)
“Head-to-head” terpene synthases catalyze the first committed steps in sterol and carotenoid biosynthesis: the condensation of two isoprenoid diphosphates to form cyclopropylcarbinyl diphosphates, followed by ring opening. ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Many types of diseases including cancer and autism are associated with copy-number variations in the genome. Most of these variations could not be identified with existing sequencing and optical DNA mapping methods. We ...

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• (1996)
Chemotherapy with anticancer drugs is one of the main method of cancer treatment. The exploitation of the stereochemical interactions between anticancer drugs and DNA is of great importance for the ultimate clinical advances ...

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• (1990)
Hydroperoxide is required to activate prostaglandin endoperoxide synthase (PES) cyclooxygenase by formation of an enzyme-radical species (derived from a PES peroxidase intermediate), and is generated by the cyclooxygenase ...

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• (1958)

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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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• (1988)
In order to understand mechanistically how neurons process information, it is necessary to know how postsynaptic potentials and currents are propagated and integrated. In the present work the propagation of current was ...

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• (1970)

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