BIOL3004 2008

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Elective 2008: Protein structure, function and evolution


2005 and 2006, we looked at the proteins involved in DNA replication, the replisome. However, in today's research being faced with novel protein structures for which the function(s) are unknown become reality. In this elective we will address the question how much can be learned about the biological function of novel protein structures by analysing its sequence, structure and evolution and publicly available experimental information. In our 2007 elective we pursued similar aims on different target proteins and you may want to check out last year's work.

Reference material

Time Table

General Literature

Protein Assignment

Lecture Notes

Methods and Websites

Elective Instructions

Bifunctional coenzyme A synthase (CoA synthase)

Please add links to your working areas below.

selenium binding protein

Aspartyl Aminopeptidase


Hypothetical LOC56985

nucleotide binding protein 2 (MinD homolog, E. coli)

Phytanoyl-CoA dioxygenase domain containing 1 isoform a

tRNA isopentenyl transferase 1

Dehydrogenase/reductase (SDR family) member 1

Pyridoxal Phosphatase

Arylsulfatase K

Sand Box to try out things.

--ThomasHuber 10:34, 24 April 2008 (EST)

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