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By Weiming Xia, Huaxi Xu

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ISBN-13: 9780849322457

Within the look for a good remedy for Alzheimer's illness, APP is a distinct version protein that illustrates the big choice of easy and complex characterization innovations to be had. Exploring quite a few organic thoughts to elucidate the constitution and serve as of this transmembrane protein, this article provides each one procedure with distinctive, step by step protocols to accomplish reproducible effects and supply a framework for learning different membrane proteins.

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It is not possible to determine a priori what conditions will be required for the crystallization of a new protein. Many possible crystallization conditions could have been tested and trials were carried out using large screens under many different conditions. The crystallization protocol for GFD is explained below. 1 MATERIALS 1, Tissue culture plates are available from ICN Biochemicals, Inc. (Aurora, OH). 2. Chemicals for crystallization may be obtained from Fluka (Buchs, Switzerland) or Sigma-Aldrich (Sydney, Australia).

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