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Materials for the TUEMLS meeting (Boston; July 27-30, 2023)

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Happy Blue Baby; doi:10.25334/2R67-W933;

Molecules explored: Hemoglobin, including structures of native, mutant, and variant proteins

Nicholas' Story

Nicholas' Story; doi:10.25334/H82J-3C28;

Molecules explored: Hemoglobin, including structures of native, mutant, and variant proteins; and complexes with drugs and gene therapy approaches


Waking up Anna

Waking up Anna; doi:10.25334/Y88F-9279;

Molecules explored: GABA-A receptor - a chloride ion channel

Evoluition of Caffeine Biosynthesis enzymes

Evolution of Caffeine Biosynthesis Enzymes; doi:10.25334/225Z-KR22;

Molecules explored:Caffeine biosynthesis methyltransferases and their evolutionary relationships

Piwi matters

Piwi Matters; doi:10.25334/ZM3H-4149;

Molecules explored: Fruit fly Piwi protein structure, function, and design

A Case of Severe Insulin Resistance; doi:10.25334/DTTA-WW18;

Molecules explored: Akt-2 kinase protein and mutation in insulin signaling

SARS-CoV-2 and ACE2

COVID-19: Molecular Basis of Infection; doi:10.25334/HQCA-QD59;

Molecules explored: SARS-Cov-2 and SARS-CoV Spike protein complexes with Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2)


Maria vs Malaria; doi:10.25334/RSGM-5K80

Molecules explored: Lactate Dehydrogenase (parasitic and human), in complex with the coenzyme NADH and a competitive inhibitor.



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