protein folding


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Noun1.protein folding - the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape; "understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code"
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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Predicting how those chains will fold into the intricate 3D structure of a protein is what's known as the 'protein folding problem'.
Dynamic single-molecule analysis is rapidly evolving as a mainstream approach in academic and pharma research for the study of DNA-protein interactions, molecular motor activity, and protein folding.
With DeepCube's success with Rubik's Cubes, the research team behind it plans to apply its system to more puzzles such as 'protein folding' or the prediction of protein tertiary structure.
CRV431 is a non-immunosuppressive analog of cyclosporine A (CsA) whose primary biochemical action is inhibition of cyclophilin isomerases which play key roles in protein folding.
They increased membrane protein folding in water during protein translation and preserved water-soluble protein activity in organic solvents.
It is a young discipline, with much research taking place into the understanding of protein folding and recognition for protein design principles.
Studies of apoMb folding have already generated much information about protein folding. For this reason, apoMb is one of the most well-known model proteins for studying protein folding.
Over the past few decades, significant progress has been made on all three fronts, however, scientists are still to completely decode the driving mechanisms and underlying principles governing protein folding.
The combination aims to allow measurement of protein size and structure from a single small volume sample, providing insight into protein folding, unfolding, aggregation, agglomeration and oligomerization.
The combination of DLS and Raman spectroscopy allows measurement of protein size and structure from a single small-volume sample, providing unique insight into protein folding, unfolding, aggregation, agglomeration and oligomerization.