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Computer modelling the conformers of the ATP binding loop of Na+/K+-ATPase

In this article, researchers have provided the first report on the existence of three conformers of the big cytoplasmic loop binding ATP.

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Biochemistry Bioinformatics Biotechnology Microbiology
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Dorett I. Odoni, Juan A. Tamayo-Ramos, Jasper Sloothaak, Ruben G.A. van Heck, Vitor A.P. Martins dos Santos, Leo H. de Graaff, Maria Suarez-Diez, Peter J. Schaap
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Metagenomic analysis exploring taxonomic and functional diversity of soil microbial communities in Chilean vineyards and surrounding native forests
Agricultural Science Biodiversity Ecology Coupled Natural and Human Systems
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Luis E. Castañeda, Olga Barbosa
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Mountain colonisation, miniaturisation and ecological evolution in a radiation of direct-developing New Guinea Frogs (Choerophryne, Microhylidae)
Biodiversity Biogeography Taxonomy
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Paul M. Oliver, Amy Iannella, Stephen J. Richards, Michael S.Y. Lee
30 March
17β-estradiol upregulates oxytocin and the oxytocin receptor in C2C12 myotubes
Cell Biology Molecular Biology Veterinary Medicine
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Enrica Berio, Sara Divari, Laura Starvaggi Cucuzza, Bartolomeo Biolatti, Francesca Tiziana Cannizzo
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Influences of ABO blood group, age and gender on plasma coagulation factor VIII, fibrinogen, von Willebrand factor and ADAMTS13 levels in a Chinese population
Biochemistry Global Health Hematology Translational Medicine
Zongkui Wang, Miaomiao Dou, Xi Du, Li Ma, Pan Sun, Haijun Cao, Shengliang Ye, Peng Jiang, Fengjuan Liu, Fangzhao Lin, Rong Zhang, Changqing Li
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Molecular identification and expression patterns of odorant binding protein and chemosensory protein genes in Athetis lepigone (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
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Ya-Nan Zhang, Xiu-Yun Zhu, Ji-Fang Ma, Zhi-Ping Dong, Ji-Wei Xu, Ke Kang, Long-Wa Zhang
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