By Tushar K. Chowdhury (auth.), Tushar K. Chowdhury, A. Kurt Weiss (eds.)
Concanavalin A (Con A), a plant lectin, has turn into an item of intensive examine not just for the biochemist, but additionally for the bi ologist, biophysicist, pathologist, immunologist and others. On April 19-20, 1974 a gaggle of students from 4 continents met at the campus of the collage of Oklahoma for a world Symposium on Con A. This quantity comprises all lectures awarded through the invited audio system in this party, in addition to the abstracts for all shorter technical papers which have been provided. extra, the edi tors invited extra contributions from a number of chosen laboratories to hide the components no longer lined within the symposium itself. This quantity then studies the current prestige of analysis with Con A. In a feeling it really is encyclopedic and may be an invaluable reference instrument to the employee during this box. The newcomer to this sector will locate cautious research of this publication will convey him up to date with the most recent recommendations, ap proaches and the "state of the paintings" during this really good region of re seek, in addition to with traps and ensnarements during which he don't need to get involved back. beginning on the molecular point and advancing from there to the organismic point in addition to to a few hugely really good components, this quantity provides the main whole survey of study findings with Con A on hand this present day. The editors desire to recognize the beneficiant monetary aid supplied by way of the collage of Oklahoma via its President, Dr.
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The first of these sheets has seven chains 22 G. N. REEKE et aZ. Fig. 6. Stereo backbone drawing of a Con A dimer. Residues participating in non-covalent interactions between the two protomers are emphasized in heavy black. running through the molecule from back to front. The plane of the sheet is twisted, somewhat like the 8-structures in carboxypeptidase A and carbonic anhydrase, and it divides the rest of the molecule into unequal randomly coiled regions on the left and right. The other 8-structure is located at the back of the molecule (Figure 5), where it plays a major role in the interactions giving rise to the formation of dimers and tetramers.
Concanavalin A by Tushar K. Chowdhury (auth.), Tushar K. Chowdhury, A. Kurt Weiss (eds.)