conformational love


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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a conformation


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  • "And in many cases, this process is probably regulated by just the kind of conformational change that our findings reveal.


  • One strategy was to target the dye to the vicinity of sodium channels, which were believed to undergo large conformational changes as they generated action potentials.

    Roger Y. Tsien - Autobiography

  • As the authors write, "we hypothesized that human spatial reasoning could improve both the sampling of conformational space and the determination of when to pursue suboptimal conformations if the [random elements of current algorithms] were replaced with human decision making while retaining the deterministic Rosetta algorithms as [tools for players]."

    Why Crowdsourcing Works

  • These conformational modifications might lead to large glycoprotein complex formation and enhanced allergenicity.

    Allegic Reactions from Lactose in Dry Powder Asthma Inhalers

  • Figure 2 Schematic representation of the arrangement of the drive elements MotAB to the hollow motor shaft A and sketch to explain how a conformational change is converted into MotAB in a rotational movement of the motor shaft.

    Flagellum evolution -- how's your German? - The Panda's Thumb

  • MotAB part of the complex is a proton channel, which converts the energy of the proton in a conformational change of MotA.

    Flagellum evolution -- how's your German? - The Panda's Thumb

  • To act as enzymes, for example, proteins require specific amino acid sequences that result in specific foldings and conformational arrangements, the end product providing a "docking" site whose interaction with a transition state entity catalyzes a particular reaction.

    Dan Agin: Book Review: Giant Molecules: From Nylon to Nanotubes

  • Studying anesthetic gas mechanisms, he focused on how quantum effects control protein conformational dynamics.

    Interview with Stuart Hameroff

  • Perhaps it is just a reflection of my conformational bias and we are all guilty of that sin but I came away with a distinct flavor viz. the arguments on both sides. while there was no dearth of stupid commentary on either side.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Conservatives, Political Correctness and the Academy

  • Note that these conformational observations are purely technical; it is equally correct to point out that she is a fabulously beautiful copper-bright showjumper mare.



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