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  1. Content type: Research article

    S100A5 is a calcium binding protein found in a small subset of amniote tissues. Little is known about the biological roles of S100A5, but it may be involved in inflammation and olfactory signaling. Previous wo...

    Authors: Lucas C. Wheeler and Michael J. Harms

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2017 10:8

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Proteins with low sequence identity but almost identical tertiary structure and function have been valuable to uncover the relationship between sequence, tertiary structure, folding mechanism and functions. Tw...

    Authors: Baosheng Ge, Xiaoyong Jiang, Yao Chen, Tingting Sun, Qiuxia Yang and Fang Huang

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2017 10:7

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  3. Content type: Research

    RAS protein interactions have predominantly been studied in the context of the RAF and PI3kinase oncogenic pathways. Structural modeling and X-ray crystallography have demonstrated that RAS isoforms bind to ca...

    Authors: H. Billur Engin, Daniel Carlin, Dexter Pratt and Hannah Carter

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2017 10(Suppl 1):5

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  4. Content type: Research article

    The Cry toxins, or δ-endotoxins, are a diverse group of proteins produced by Bacillus thuringiensis. While DNA secondary structures are biologically relevant, it is unknown if such structures are formed in region...

    Authors: Efrain H. Pinzon, Daniel A. Sierra, Miguel O. Suarez, Sergio Orduz and Alvaro M. Florez

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2017 10:4

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  5. Content type: Software

    The Biomembrane Force Probe is an approachable experimental technique commonly used for single-molecule force spectroscopy and experiments on biological interfaces. The technique operates in the range of force...

    Authors: Daniel Šmít, Coralie Fouquet, Mohamed Doulazmi, Frédéric Pincet, Alain Trembleau and Martin Zapotocky

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2017 10:2

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Human lactoferrin is an iron-binding protein of the innate immune system consisting of two connected lobes, each with a binding site located in a cleft. The clefts in each lobe undergo a hinge movement from op...

    Authors: Clemens Sill, Ralf Biehl, Bernd Hoffmann, Aurel Radulescu, Marie-Sousai Appavou, Bela Farago, Rudolf Merkel and Dieter Richter

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2016 9:7

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    The first step in many cellular signaling processes occurs at various types of receptors in the plasma membrane. Membrane cholesterol can alter these signaling pathways of living cells. However, the process in...

    Authors: Chien Y. Lin, Jung Y. Huang and Leu-Wei Lo

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2016 9:6

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  8. Content type: Methodology article

    The viscoelastic properties of cells have been investigated by a variety of techniques. However, the experimental data reported in literature for viscoelastic moduli differ by up to three orders of magnitude. ...

    Authors: Yareni A. Ayala, Bruno Pontes, Diney S. Ether, Luis B. Pires, Glauber R. Araujo, Susana Frases, Luciana F. Romão, Marcos Farina, Vivaldo Moura-Neto, Nathan B. Viana and H. Moysés Nussenzveig

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2016 9:5

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    The possibility of validating biological macromolecules with locally disordered domains like RNA against solution properties is helpful to understand their function. In this work, we present a computational sc...

    Authors: Aarón Ayllón Benítez, José Ginés Hernández Cifre, Francisco Guillermo Díaz Baños and José García de la Torre

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2015 8:11

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    The biophysical characteristics of cells determine their shape in isolation and when packed within tissues. Cells can form regular or irregular epithelial structures, round up and form clusters, or deform and ...

    Authors: Ramiro Magno, Verônica A Grieneisen and Athanasius FM Marée

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2015 8:8

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  11. Content type: Methodology article

    Spin labels, which are chemically stable radicals attached at specific sites of a bio-molecule, enable investigations on structure and dynamics of proteins and nucleic acids using techniques such as site-direc...

    Authors: Phuong H Nguyen, Anna M Popova, Kálmán Hideg and Peter Z Qin

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2015 8:6

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  12. Content type: Correspondence

    The cell contains highly dynamic structures exploiting physical principles of self-organisation at the mesoscale (100 nm to 10 μm). Examples include non-membrane bound cytoplasmic bodies, cytoskeleton-based mo...

    Authors: Richard P Sear, Ignacio Pagonabarraga and Andrew Flaus

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2015 8:4

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Cells exhibit distortion when exposed to a strong electric field, suggesting that the field imposes control over cellular biomechanics. Closed pure lipid bilayer membranes (vesicles) have been widely used for ...

    Authors: Hui Ye and Austen Curcuru

    Citation: BMC Biophysics 2015 8:2

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