Molecular Biology of Protein Folding, Part A

Edited by

  • P. Michael Conn, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA

The importance of protein folding has been recognized for many years. It is the underlying etiology in a large number of human diseases and it appears to be a novel method for cellular regulation of the expression of newly translated proteins. These volumes (Parts A & B) address this important topic. As a volume in Progress in Nucleic Acid Research and Molecular Biology, this book provides the latest information on the expanding research being conducted on protein folding.
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Audience

Researchers in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2008
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374594-1


Table of Contents

1. Stability and design of alpha-helical peptides - Andrew Doig2. Under-wrapped protein folds in disease and epigenetic change - Ariel Fernandez3. Self-organizing dynamics in protein folding - Bernard S. Gerstman4. Diffusive models for protein folding - Stephen J Hagen5. Toward reliable simulations of protein folding, misfolding and aggregation - Ulrich HE Hansmann6. Single-molecule fluorescence studies of protein folding - Gilad Haran7. Algorithms for protein folding - Sorin Istrail8. Use of protein engineering techniques to elucidate protein folding pathways - Sophie Jackson9. The kinetic stabilities of wild-type and disease-associated mutants of aromatic amino acid hydroxylases. Effect of natural chaperone ligand - Aurora Martinez10. Chaperone-assisted protein folding in the endoplasmic reticulum - Maurizio Molinari11. Protein folding over marginal barriers: ensembles, dynamics and stochastics - Victor Munoz