Example sentences for: interfaces

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  • Interfaces with other systems.

  • Distinct nAChR subtypes exist that can be stimulated by the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, the natural product nicotine, or by synthetic compounds [ 1 ] . nAChR is the prototype for a protein superfamily that includes the receptors for the excitatory amino acids glutamate and aspartate, the inhibitory amino-acids gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and glycine, as well as the serotonin 5-HT 3 receptor [ 1 ] . Like most ligand-gated ion channels, nAChRs are homo- or hetero-pentameric, each monomer belonging to a pull of 8 alpha- or 3 beta-subunits (alpha 2-9 , beta 2-4 ). While each subunit has four transmembrane domains, the agonist binding sites are located at the subunit interfaces [ 2 ] . Both natural and synthetic ligands can display varied affinity for different receptor subtypes.

  • At this point a GAME (Genome Annotation Markup Elements) XML (extensible Markup Language [ 17]) representation of the processed data can be retrieved through either the Perl or web interfaces.

  • The crystal structure of two consecutive AChBP monomers [ 6 ] was used as a template to build a homology-model of four known native human nAChR subunit interfaces: alpha4-beta2 (I1), alpha4-beta4 (I2), alpha3-beta2 (I3), and alpha7-alpha7 (I4).

  • Human OR gene sequences were extracted from the following online public sequence databases: National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) protein and DNA database resources [ 67] (queried via several interfaces including LocusLink, UniGene, Entrez and BLAST); the Human Olfactory Receptor Data Exploratorium (HORDE) at the Weizmann Institute, Israel [ 17, 19]; and the Olfactory Receptor Database (ORDB) at Yale University [ 41, 68, 69].


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