Example sentences for: amphipathic

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  • When residues 7 to 40 of the protein are analyzed with a helical wheel projection, these three residues (A16, S23, and L30) appear to lie on one face of an amphipathic helix (Fig.

  • As a group, the sequences did not display obvious patterns of amphipathic helicity based on the lack of 3, 4 or 7 repeat units.

  • The best-studied examples of MIDAS-containing domains in other proteins are the I-domains of integrin α-chains-α1, α2, α10, and α11, and the A-domains of von Willebrand factor [ 9 25 26 27 ] . In proteins whose structure has been determined to atomic resolution, the MIDAS-containing domain has a classic Rossman-fold, with a central hydrophobic β sheet flanked on both sides by amphipathic helices.

  • TPR domains consist of a series of antiparallel amphipathic α helices that bundle together through hydrophobic interactions to form a cradle-shaped groove, postulated to be involved in binding a number of proteins of regulatory importance such as heat shock protein 90, a major cellular chaperone [ 8 9 10 ] .

  • This segment could form an amphipathic helix, but no studies have been carried out on the function of this sequence.


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