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  • n. Plural form of serpin.


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  • Previous experience with structural biology of the serpins is highly desirable.

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  • • Conformational pathology of the serpins - themes, variations and therapeutic strategies.

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  • We have used transient transfection of COS7 cells and mouse embryonic fibroblasts, PC12 cell lines that conditionally express wild type and mutant neuroserpin and fly models of FENIB to assess the cellular handling of wild type and mutant serpins.

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  • These peptides are derived from members of the type IV collagen, thrombospondin, and CXC chemokine protein families, as well as somatotropin hormones, serpins, and various kringle-containing proteins.

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  • Together our findings show that ZPI functions like other serpins to regulate the activity of FXa but in a manner uniquely dependent on protein Z, procoagulant membranes,

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  • Here we show that ZPI and its cofactor, protein Z (PZ), inhibit procoagulant membrane-bound factor Xa by the branched pathway acyl-intermediate trapping mechanism used by other serpins, but with significant variations of this mechanism that are unique to ZPI.

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