# Browse Dissertations - Biophysics and Computational Biology by Title

• (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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• (1983)
A core conductor analysis was applied to the passive relaxation of the transmembrane potential in response to 20 ms pulses of current in luminosity-type and chromaticity-type horizontal cells. The time course of the ...

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• (2002)
31P NMR spectra have been obtained of various parasitic protozoa including Trypanosoma cruzi, Leishmania major, Trypanosoma brucei, Plasmodium berghei, Toxoplasma gondii, and Cryptosporidium parvum. The unifying features ...

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• (1991)
This thesis aims to demonstrate the usefulness of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in understanding normal human placental and uterine metabolism as well as its application in the study of gestational and gynecological ...

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• (1980)
Rhodopsin and analogues. The absorption spectrum of the bathoproduct of rhodopsin, which contains 11-cis retinal as chromophore, is obtained at 77(DEGREES) K under the condition that on the average less than one photon can ...

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• (1996)
Oxygenic photosynthesis converts light-energy into chemical free energy by reducing NADP$\sp+$ to NADPH and producing ATP. Eukaryotic plants and algae as well as prokaryotic cyanobacteria and prochlorophytes have a similar ...

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• (1975)

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• (1971)

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• (1985)
The deactivation of lactate dehydrogenase by pressure and its subsequent reactivation have been studied by Jaenicke et al. Although they did not carry out direct measurements of the molecular size they ascribe the slow ...

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• (1979)

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• (2001)
The research in this thesis is aimed at addressing this issue by studying the properties and vulnerabilities of existing methods, developing new methods to overcome existing limitations, and applying new methods to ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Cellular processes result from dynamic interactions between biomolecules. The gold standard method for investigating interaction between biomolecules is the pull-down assay. We have extended the conventional pull-down assay ...

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• (2000)
T:G mismatched base pair is associated with many genetic mutations. Understanding its biological consequences can be aided by studying the structural perturbation of DNA caused by T:G base pair and by specific probing of ...

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• (1993)
We have altered Glu$\sp{\rm M234}$ in reaction centers from Rhodobacter sphaeroides, replacing it with valine, glutamine and glycine to form mutants M234EV, M234EQ and M234EG, respectively. The absence of a formate-bicarbonate ...

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• (2006)
The creation of novel protein functions represents a significant challenge in protein engineering. To address this challenge, I have developed a simple and efficient method---in vitro coevolution---for the creation of novel ...

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• (2001)
The protein structure prediction problem consists of three separate subproblems: modeling the protein structure, modeling the protein energetics, and the problem of searching for low-energy structures in high-dimensional ...

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