Molecular Biology of Protein Folding, Part A book cover

Molecular Biology of Protein Folding, Part A

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.

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

Hardbound, 288 Pages

Published: December 2008

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-374594-1

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

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