native structure

native structure

The 3-dimensional structure of a properly folded and functional protein in a living system.
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Previous vaccine trials involving Env concepts have tested the immunogenicity of only a portion of the Env structure or proteins that do not resemble the native structure.
Native structure of protein can be restored by decreasing urea/GuHCl concentrations and replacing them with compounds which prevent protein aggregation and promote proper folding.
'Golden rice is fraught with inherent problems, one of which is the low yield resulting to the disruption of the native structure of the rice plant,' Panerio said.
An unfolded protein can fold spontaneously into its native structure, based on the primary sequence.
The negative cooperativity shows that the lanthanid salts binding with HSA results in a loss of its native structure. The prediction of strong negative cooperativity of Lanthanide ions binding with HSA recovered from the extended solvation model (p<<1 in table 1), indicates that HSA denatured as a result of its interaction with the Lanthanide salts.
In contrast to physics-based energy functions, statistical potentials generally perform better and are more computationally efficient at identifying the native structure as a global minimum [2, 3].
This structure is usually named native structure (NS).
Knowledge about the native structure is of paramount importance, specially for rational drug discovery and to understand the basics of life.
But there are general--that is, generalizable--answers to the other two parts of what he considers the protein folding problem: what factors speed up protein folding, and what factors contribute to the stabilization of the native structure. Writing for anyone who knows what a protein is and has some knowledge of basic thermodynamics, he considers these and related matters.
The new process developed by Upfront removes the need for harsh heat treatment or clarification steps, which means that the native structure of the protein is preserved while costs are significantly reduced.
The single tryptophan of Cro F58W is preceded by a cis-prolyl peptide bond in the native structure, Upon refolding a hyper fluorescent species is formed which decays with a rate characteristic of proline isomerization.