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  • 1 spot at the box office and had the second-largest opening ever for a comedy (behind the recent Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me ). Its premise: A thirtysomething slacker adopts a child to demonstrate his maturity to his wary girlfriend.

  • A structure model of ButaIT, generated from the Swiss-model protein modeling server based on the structural coordinates of chlorotoxin [ 38 ] and insectotoxin I5A [ 22 ] showed that ButaIT adopts a typical core structure of scorpion toxins primarily composed of one α-helix and three β-strands with four disulfide bridges, a feature similar to other toxins of similar size that act on K +and Cl -channels [ 17 31 34 38 ] . It is also evident from the data that disulfide bridge formation in ButaIT likely follows a common motif, with covalent links between cysl6-cys32, cys5-cys27, cys20-cys34 and an additional disulfide bridge between cys2 and cys 19 which cross-links the N-terminal strand of the β-sheet to the α-helix.

  • In this First Report and Order, the Commission adopts a transitional rule requiring all cellular and broadband personal communications services and certain specialized mobile radio providers to permit unlimited resale of their services.

  • The ERF protein of phage P22 is involved in the circularization of the linear dsDNA phage genome upon entry into the host cell [ 21 22 23 ] . Experimental studies have shown that, mutations in ERF are complemented by Redβ and that in vitro ERF adopts quaternary structures analogous to those of Redβ and RecT [ 14 17 24 25 ] . However, in the comprehensive analysis of the RecT/Redβ superfamily no statistically significant similarity could be detected between these proteins and the ERF proteins.

  • In The Hitler of History , Lukacs adopts a more historiographical approach, examining, comparing, and correcting the interpretations of Hitler's biographers.


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