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Structural studies on Beta-crystallin.

Mabruk Bulgassem Tabet

Structural studies on Beta-crystallin.

by Mabruk Bulgassem Tabet

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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PhD thesis, Biochemistry.

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Lens epithelial cell apoptosis appears to be a common cellular basis for non-congenital cataract development in humans and animals. (). Lens epithelial cell apoptosis is an early event in the development of UVB-induced cataract. (). Lens epithelial cell death and reduction of anti-apoptotic protein Bcl-2 in human anterior polar : M.D. Tholozan Frederique. Pediatric cataract surgery: techniques, complications, and management M. Edward Wilson Jr., Rupal H. Trivedi As the single reference textbook on the subject, Pediatric Cataract Surgery: Techniques, Complications and Management, Second Edition covers everything from vision screening to managing complications of pediatric cataract surgery, with.

Supplemental Figure 1. Reproductions of the combined and separate molecular and morphological supertrees (Figs. 1 and 2, respectively). In the combined supertree, Carnivora and Primates are represented by their extant families, rather than as separate orders, following the published intraordinal supertrees of Bininda-Emonds et al. and Purvis (refs. Medical Clinics of North America, ISSN , 05/, Volume , Issue 3, pp. -


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Beta-crystallin A3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CRYBA1 gene. Crystallins are separated into two classes: taxon-specific, or enzyme, and ubiquitous. The latter class constitutes the major proteins of vertebrate eye lens and maintains the transparency and refractive index of the s: CRYBA1, CRYB1, CTRCT10, crystallin beta A1.

Teri M.S. Greiling, John I. Clark, in International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology, β-Crystallin. β-Crystallins are Structural studies on Beta-crystallin. book conserved between all vertebrates studied, including mammals, birds, amphibians, and fish, all of which contain at least six β-crystallin genes: βA1/3, βA2, βA3, βA4, βB1, βB2, and human lens expresses seven different β-crystallin.

In anatomy, a crystallin is a water-soluble structural protein found in the lens and the cornea of the eye accounting for the transparency of the structure. It has also been identified in other places such as the heart, and in aggressive breast cancer tumors.

Since it has been shown that lens injury may promote nerve regeneration, crystallin has been an area of neural ro: IPR Chemistry & Biochemistry Faculty. Lisa Hibbard, Ph.D. Back to List. Associate Professor. Chemistry and Biochemistry {{Title}} Remove Faculty member since Spelman Lane, Box Atlanta, Georgia Email: [email protected] Phone: Office Location: Albro-Falconer-Manley Science Center Education.

The results would be helpful and be a necessary input for future structural studies on VDAC. In the final study, the effect of lipid bilayer thickness and flexibility was investigated in detail on.

Crystallins and apoptosis. The first demonstrated non-structural function of crystallins was the protective chaperone function. Recent studies confirm that the increased alpha-crystallin expression in retinal diseases is neuroprotective rather than part of the disease mechanism, and that this neuroprotective effect of alphaA- and alphaB-crystallins occurs through several anti-apoptotic Cited by: Solution structure of γS-crystallin by molecular fragment replacement NMR Article in Protein Science 14(12) January with 58 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Submitted for publication J Reprint requests to Department of Ophthalmology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, W th StCited by:   Abstract. Crystallins are very abundant structural proteins of the lens and are also expressed in other tissues.

We have previously reported a spontaneous mutation in the rat βA3/A1-crystallin gene, termed Nuc1, which has a novel, complex, ocular by: Lens water-soluble and water-insoluble proteins. The human lens is composed of three main types of proteins, a- b- and g-crystallins, which account for nearly 90 percent of the total lens proteins [4, 11].Homogenization of human lens in water or buffer and centrifugation yields two fractions: a water-soluble (WS) fraction and a water-insoluble (WIS) fraction [4, 5].Cited by: Introduction.

Alpha crystallins are eye lens proteins functioning in light refraction and in maintaining lens transparency. In zebrafish (Danio rerio), the alpha crystallins comprise 7–22% of eye lens proteins depending on the age of the fish, a lower percentage than the up to 50% reached in some mammalian lenses.

4 Although the percentage of alpha crystallin is lower in zebrafish, the. The primary function of lens is to focus images perfectly on the retina. Lens crystallins however are flexible nanomachines that frequently accomplish their biological function by collective atomic motions in and/or out the lens.

Although genetic and biochemical data on the βB2-crystallin protein are available from several sources, the correlation between conformational changes and dynamic. The structural differences in βB1-crystallin may underlie the observations of different patterns for this crystallin in CD spectra and FPLC elution profiles.

In conclusion, our studies demonstrate the presence of homo- and hetero-molecular interactions among the β-crystallins. Future studies are required to determine the functional classification of this subgroup; however, our genomic localization and sequence-based analyses provided enough data to support the notion that these two belonged in their own individual subgroup.

(CRBB3). Beta-crystallin is a structural protein mainly comprised of beta sheets. The Cited by: 1. Report of the Committee on Proposal Evaluation for Allocation of Supercomputing Time for the Study of Molecular Dynamics, Sixth Round is the report of the committee's evaluation of proposals based on scientific merit, justification for requested time allocation, and investigator qualifications and past accomplishments.

This report identifies. Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) is a potentially blinding condition characterized by a physical separation between neurosensory retina and retinal pigment epithelium. Quantitative proteomics can help to understand the changes that occur at the cellular level during RRD, providing additional information about the molecular mechanisms underlying its by: 2.

Animal model systems of senile cataract and lens crystallin stability are essential to understand the complex nature of lens transparency. Our aim in this study was to assess the long-lived Antarctic toothfish Dissostichus mawsoni (Norman) as a model system to understand long-term lens clarity in terms of solubility changes that occur to crystallins.

We compared the toothfish with the Cited by: 2. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. @article{osti_, title = {Solution Structure of an Amyloid-Forming Protein During Photoinitiated Hexamer-Dodecamer Transitions Revealed Through Small-Angle Neutron Scattering}, author = {Hamill,A.

and Wang, S. and Lee, Jr., C.}, abstractNote = {Shape-reconstruction analysis applied to small angle neutron scattering (SANS) data is used to determine the in vitro conformations of {alpha. @article{osti_, title = {Site specific oxidation of amino acid residues in rat lens γ-crystallin induced by low-dose γ-irradiation}, author = {Kim, Ingu and Saito, Takeshi and Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University, Kumatori, Osaka and Fujii, Norihiko and Kanamoto, Takashi and Chatake, Toshiyuki and Fujii, Noriko and.

Cataracts, the loss of lens transparency, are the leading cause of human blindness. The zebrafish embryo, with its transparency and relatively large eyes, is an excellent model for studying ocular disease in vivo.

We found that the zebrafish cloche mutant, both the clochem39 and clocheS5 alleles, which have defects in hematopoiesis and blood vessel development, also have lens by: Pages where the terms "Historic" (textbooks, papers, people, recommendations) appear on this site, and sections within pages where this disclaimer appears, indicate that the content and scientific understanding are specific to the time of means that while some scientific descriptions are still accurate, the terminology and interpretation of the developmental mechanisms reflect.Carper, D.

() Deficiency of functional messenger RNA for a developmentally regulated beta-crystallin polypeptide in a hereditary cataract. ScienceUga, S., Kador, P.F. and Kuwabara, T. () Cytological study of Philly mouse cataract.

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