heptad


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Synonyms for heptad

the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one

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The aim of the present study was to characterize Heptad Repeat region of gp41 of HIV and to describe its use as diagnosis of AIDS
2002) also reported heptad repeat of 589 bp using same primers which is practically the same as ours.
22)) In short, this section of the opera culminates in a passage of 21 bars (block 8 and the dialogue) projecting a heptad applicable to Coll.
I heptad (F flat, F, G, A flat, B flat, C flat, D flat).
1990) Heptad repeat sequences are located adjacent to hydrophobic regions in several types of virus fusion glycoproteins.
Other important residues in HN include the heptad repeats at the membrane proximal domain.
Mutational analysis of heptad repeats in the membrane-proximal region of Newcastle disease virus HN protein.
The S2 subunit, which contains a putative fusion peptide and 2 heptad repeats (HR1 and HR2), is responsible for fusion between the viral and target cell membranes.
The 2- heptad repeats play an essential role in membrane fusion and are able to form trimeric coiled coils (13).
Some of these substitutions were located in potential functional domains, such as the fusion domain (codon 122) and the heptad repeat A (HRA) region (codons 135, 143, and 167).
One nonsynonymous change observed at position A1023G is within the heptad repeat (HR) domains, which is thought to be important for virus entry, and previous study on MHV showed that it would have some effect on virus infection (22).