By Jan Sedzik, Paolo Riccio
This quantity, facing Nucleation, Aggregation and Crystallization, contains a compilation of lectures provided on the foreign path held at Karolinska Institute and on the clinical conferences of the MARIE community. The notice nucleation, derived from , refers back to the suggestion of the progenitor, or the mummy and the daddy of any relatives. simply within the previous couple of centuries have physicists borrowed the notice, and extra lately, biologists for Theodor Schwann's telephone concept. such a lot lately, the time period has come into use in atomic concept, spectroscopy, and radioactivity, in addition to within the fields of atomic bombs, fission, and fusion. Nucleation as a physicochemical strategy is by way of poorly understood phenomena aggregation and crystallization - which underlie problems like Alzheimer's and mad-cow affliction (aggregation of amyloid plaque), cardiovascular ailments (deposition in coronary vessels of ldl cholesterol and lipids), and the looks of crystals less than physiological stipulations (gout, silicoses, and liver or kidney stones). Written via prime scientists within the box, together with one Nobel Laureate, this publication offers a special standpoint among the actual and chemical sciences at the one hand, and the organic and scientific sciences at the different, and may be of substantial worth to scientists, physicians, scholars, and the lay public.
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Wulff G, Oberkobusch D, Minarik M. (1985) Enzyme-analogue built polymers. Chiral cavities in polymer layers coated on wide-pore silica. React Polym 3: 261–275. Yao K, Hjertén S. (1987) Gradient and isocratic high-performance liquid chromatography of proteins on a new agarose-based anion exchanger. J Chromatog 385: 87–98. qxd 3/17/2009 2:37 PM Page 35 Chapter 3 Bioinformatics of Myelin Membrane Proteins Gunnar von Heijne* ,† and Jan Sedzik ‡ While tertiary structure cannot in general be predicted for membrane proteins, membrane topology is easier to predict.
One of the most lipid-rich membranes is the myelin membrane: 75% by weight are lipids. In contrast, the purple membrane contains only 25% lipids by weight. Whether such large differences in the lipid to protein ratio can directly affect the structure of membrane proteins is not known, but might be an interesting area of future study. qxd 3/17/2009 2:37 PM Page 38 G. von Heijne and J. Sedzik Table 1. 25 chrorophyl 1 proteins 50% lipids 50% proteins Few proteins MW 10–100 kDa Cholesterol, Phospholipids, Cerebrosides Phospholipids, Cerebrorozide, cholesterol (lipid composition depends of host membrane) Phosphatidylglycerophosphate methyl ester, glycolipid sulfate, phosphatidylglycerol, archaeal glycocardiolipin, squalene, minor amounts of phosphatidylglycerosulfate bisphosphatidylglycerol archaeal cardiolipin vitamin MK8 Monogalactosyl, diglyceryde phosphatidylglycerol Myelin CNS SFV lipid bilayer E1, E2 Sprectrin, Actin, Band 3, Glycophorin 35–40 enzymes Choline phospholipids Phosphiolipids, Cholesterol in genome sequences and predicting the membrane topology of membrane proteins.
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