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The Evolution of protein structure and function : a symposium in honor of Professor Emil L. Smith / edited by David S. Sigman, Mary A.B. Brazier.

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Subject: Smith, Emil L., 1911-2009.
Smith, Emil L., 1911-
Proteins > Structure > Congresses.
Proteins > Evolution > Congresses.
Protéines > Congrès.
Évolution chimique > Congrès.
Relations structure-activité (Biochimie) > Congrès.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781483262819
  • ISBN: 1483262812
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 350 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: New York : Academic Press, 1980.

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General Note: Held Dickson Art Auditorium, University of California, Los Angeles, June 28-29, 1979.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Representative publications of Emil leaves Smith (1935-1979) ": pages 327-331.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; The Evolution of Protein Structure and Function; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Contributors and Participants; Preface; Other Titles in the Series; Introductory Review to a Symposium Concerned with Forty Years of Research on Proteins; STANFORD MOORE; Amino Acid Analysis; Ribonuclease; Rihonuclease Revisited; The Ribonuclease Inhibitor from the Human Placenta; Conclusion; References; PART I: ENZYMOLOGY; Chapter 1. On the Role of the recA Protein of Escherichia coli in General Recombination; recA Protein: A DNA-Dependent Nucleoside Triphosphatase.
Annealing of Complementary Single Strands of DNA Catalyzed by ret·A ProteinBinding of recA Protein to Duplex DNA in the Presence of a Nucleoside Triphosphate; Assimilation of Homologous Single Strands into Duplex DNA by recA Protein; Discussion; References; Chapter 2. Experimental Enzyme Evolution; Evolution of Enzyme Families; Experimental Evolution; Evolution of Xylitol Dehydrogenases; Superproduction of Ribitol Dehydrogenase; Ribitol Dehydrogenase mRNA; Transfer of Pentitol Operons to Escherichia coli K12; Specialized Transducing Phages Containing the Pentitol Opérons.
ConclusionReferences; PART II: PROTEIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION; Chapter 6. Glycoprotein Hormones: Similar Molecules with Different Functions; Text; References; Chapter 7. Thymus Hormones: Diverse Molecules Producing Similar Biological Actions; Historical Background; Criteria for Designation of a Preparation as a Thymic Hormone; Purified Molecules with Thymic Hormone-like Activity; Protein Fraction from Human Plasma with Thymic Hormone-like Activity; Biological Activities of Fraction 3; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8. Chromosome Biology and Chemistry; Introduction.
Evolution of the Pentitol OperonsDNA Sequences of the Pentitol Operons; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3. β-Galactosidase and the Lactose Operon; Text; References; Chapter 4. Glycosyltransferases in Analysis of Oligosaccharide Structure and Function; Introduction; Purification of Glycosyltransferases; Glycosyltransferases in Oligosaccharide Biosynthesis; Glycosyltransferases in the Analysis of Oligosaccharide Structure and Function; References; Chapter 5. Metal loenzymes; Introduction; Carbonic Anhydrase; ""Blue"" Copper Proteins; Cytochrome c Oxidase; The Mechanism of Reduction of Dioxygen.
Primary Structure of the HistonesHistone Sequencing-A Growth Industry; Histone Biology; The Expressed Portion of the Genome; What Makes Chromatin Template Active?; High-Mobility Group and Related Proteins; A General Picture; References; Chapter 9. The Evolution of Histones in Relationship to Recent Advances in Elucidating Chromatin Structure; Text; References; Chapter 10. Thermal Stability and Protein Structure; Introduction; Method; Stabilizing Effects of the Preferred Exchanges; Useful Exchanges for Evolving Stability; Conclusions; References; PART III: EVOLUTION OF PROTEINS.
Summary: The Evolution of Protein Structure and Function documents the proceedings of the symposium """"Evolution of Protein Structure and Function"""" held at the Dickson Art Auditorium, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), 28-29 June 1979. Its objective was to honor Professor Emil L. Smith on the occasion of his retirement as Professor and Chairman, Department of Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine, UCLA. The papers presented by Emil's colleagues, friends, and students from all phases of his long and varied scientific career provided a valuable review of enzymology, protein chemistry, an.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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