• One of the oligo probes which I am using is described as 'Universal', and it does indeed bind to yeast genomic DNA (as well as mitochondrial, I assume). (bio.net)
  • Methylation and deamination of CpGs generate p53-binding sites on a genomic scale. (frontiersin.org)
  • On the other hand, the percentage of Mn 2+ sites with at least one amino acid in the "beta strand-major binder-random coil" motif of secondary structure (77.88%) does not depend on genomic GC-content. (hindawi.com)
  • Current state-of-the-art techniques for improving computational identification of binding sites can be broadly categorized into two classes: (1) approaches that aim to improve binding motif models by extracting maximal sequence information from experimentally determined binding sites and (2) approaches that supplement binding motif models with additional genomic or other attributes (such as evolutionary conservation). (umd.edu)
  • A ribosome binding site , or ribosomal binding site ( RBS ), is a sequence of nucleotides upstream of the start codon of an mRNA transcript that is responsible for the recruitment of a ribosome during the initiation of protein translation . (wikipedia.org)
  • The ribosomal protein S1 binds to adenine sequences upstream of the RBS. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ribosome recruitment in eukaryotes happens when eukaryote initiation factors elF4F and poly(A)-binding protein (PABP) recognize the 5' capped mRNA and recruit the 43S ribosome complex at that location. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is especially useful when multiple start codons are situated around the potential start site of the protein coding sequence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Any protein or enzyme that requires the binding of a sodium ion to its structural stability or functional activity. (springer.com)
  • Cellular prion protein (PrP C ) is a high-affinity Aβ oligomer binding site, and a range of data delineates a signaling pathway leading from Aβ complexation with PrP C to neuronal impairment. (nih.gov)
  • A study led by researchers at the UC San Diego Stem Cell Research program and funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) looks at an important RNA binding protein called LIN28, which is implicated in pluripotency and reprogramming as well as in cancer and other diseases. (ucsd.edu)
  • This process, known as autoregulation, helps to maintain a so-called "steady-state" system in which a protein positively regulates its own production by binding to a regulatory element of the mRNA for the gene coding it. (ucsd.edu)
  • The discovery of thousands of precise binding sites for LIN28 within human genes offers a novel look at the role this protein plays in development and disease processes. (ucsd.edu)
  • PocketMatch: a new algorithm to compare binding sites in protein structures. (nih.gov)
  • Inferring functional similarities between protein molecules by comparing their binding sites is still largely exploratory and not as yet a routine protocol. (nih.gov)
  • He produced crystals of concanavalin A complexes with methyl-glucoside and with methyl-mannoside and participated in solving the structure of this protein binding-site for saccharides. (ebooks.com)
  • In biochemistry, a binding site is a region on a protein or piece of DNA or RNA to which ligands (specific molecules and/or ions) may form a chemical bond. (wikipedia.org)
  • When a binding site of one protein identifies with another protein's surface, a non-covalent bond is formed between the two polypeptide (peptide) chains and a combined new protein is formed. (wikipedia.org)
  • KCNQ2/KCNQ3 channels are preferentially localised to the surface of axons both at the axonal initial segment and more distally, and this axonal initial segment targeting of surface KCNQ channels is mediated by these ankyrin-G binding motifs of KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 [ PMID: 16735477 ]. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • As to Zn 2+ binding 3D structural motifs, Sri Krishna et al. (hindawi.com)
  • That is why the knowledge on preferable secondary structural motifs around each of the amino acid residues may be even more helpful for prediction of ion binding sites than the knowledge on the 3D structural motifs for the complete coordination spheres. (hindawi.com)
  • ribosome binding, mRNA processing, and transcription termination are also signaled by these sequence motifs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In any case, does anyone know how many binding sites in a single yeast genome (approximately) would bind this probe assuming that it binds rRNA? (bio.net)
  • All of these binding sites could be uniquely mapped to the reference human genome sequence (hg19). (frontiersin.org)
  • Waves of retrotransposon expansion remodel genome organization and CTCF binding in multiple mammalian lineages. (frontiersin.org)
  • The data were obtained from a genome-wide coverage of promoter regions from 8-kb upstream of the transcription start site (TSS) to 2-kb downstream. (ovid.com)
  • Using genome-wide biochemical methods to look at the set of all RNA molecules across the transcriptome, the researchers found that LIN28 recognizes and binds to a known hairpin-like structure found on the let-7 family of miRNA, but surprisingly, this same structure is also found on mRNAs, allowing LIN28 to directly regulate thousands of targets. (ucsd.edu)
  • The identification of transcription factor binding sites (TFBS) is an important initial step in determining the DNA signals that regulate transcription of the genome. (umd.edu)
  • These identification methods all attempt to filter the quantity of TFBS identified by aligning positional weight matrices that describe the binding site and employ either (i) a P-value threshold for accepting a site, (ii) an over-representation measure of neighboring sites, or (iii) conservation with the mouse genome and application of P-value thresholds. (umd.edu)
  • Additionally, we find that only half of the 481 experimentally mapped sites can be found in sequence regions conserved with mouse, but the predictive power of the binding site identification method is up to threefold higher in the conserved regions. (umd.edu)
  • There are, however, several private and public databases devoted to compilation of experimentally reported, and sometimes computationally predicted, binding sites for different transcription factors in different organisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Noskov SY, Roux B (2008) Control of ion selectivity in LeuT: two Na + binding sites with two different mechanisms. (springer.com)
  • Putative receptors for Aβ, their binding sites, and species selectivity. (nih.gov)
  • Beta strands near Mn 2+ binding residues should be stable because they are enriched by such beta formers as valine and isoleucine, as well as by specific combinations of hydrophobic and hydrophilic amino acid residues characteristic to beta sheet. (hindawi.com)
  • 1 ], there are three amino acid residues most frequently found in Mn 2+ binding sites: His, Asp, and Glu. (hindawi.com)
  • Histidine has the highest normalized frequency in binding sites, while glutamic acid has the lowest normalized frequency among those three amino acid residues [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • 4 ) postulated that dsRNA might bind at one or both of two patches of positively charged residues on the glycan-free face of the TLR3-ECD. (pnas.org)
  • We noted the presence of two sulfate molecules from the crystallization medium stably bound to residues in LRRs 12 and 20, the two LRRs that contain large insertions ( 3 ). (pnas.org)
  • First described by Martin and his colleagues (1976) to account for the behavioral effects of selected benzomorphan opiates, sigma binding sites were originally classified as an opioid receptor subtype. (springer.com)
  • 1985). In addition, the (+) isomers of opiates such as pentazocine and N-allylnormetazocine (SKF 10,047) are more active at sigma binding sites, while opiate receptors are typically more responsive to (-) isomers (Weber et al. (springer.com)
  • The opiates bind to opiate receptors that are concentrated in areas within the reward system. (drugabuse.gov)
  • We developed a method for estimating the positional distribution of transcription factor (TF) binding sites using ChIP-chip data, and applied it to recently published experiments on binding sites of nine TFs: OCT4, SOX2, NANOG, HNF1A, HNF4A, HNF6, FOXA2, USF1 and CREB1. (ovid.com)
  • PSFM are usually conceived with the implicit assumption of positional independence (different positions at the DNA binding site contribute independently to the site function), although this assumption has been disputed for some DNA binding sites. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studying embryonic stem cells and somatic cells stably expressing LIN28, the researchers defined discrete binding sites of LIN28 in 25 percent of human transcripts. (ucsd.edu)
  • Subsequent work suggested this designation was inaccurate since, unlike opioid receptors, the sigma site is insensitive to blockade by naloxone (Itzhak et al. (springer.com)
  • The pharmacological, biochemical and behavioral characterization of sigma binding sites is currently the focus of intense investigation. (springer.com)
  • Binding sites are often an important component of the functional characterization of biomolecules. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chromatin remodeling, methylation, histone modification, chromosome interaction, distal enhancers, and the cooperative binding of transcription co-factors all play an important role. (bioconductor.org)
  • Binding Sites for Amyloid-β Oligomers and Synaptic Toxicity. (nih.gov)
  • Binding sites for Aβ monomers or oligomers are indicated with arrows when specific sites are known to mediate binding or with brackets when less information is available. (nih.gov)
  • This is a very simple model used to demonstrate how to can bind objects with associations. (codeproject.com)
  • In this workflow we demonstrate Bioconductor techniques for finding candidate TF binding sites in DNA sequence using the model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae. (bioconductor.org)
  • Though the representation used is conceptually simplistic, we demonstrate that along with the new alignment strategy used, it is sufficient to enable binding comparison with high sensitivity. (nih.gov)
  • Here we present X-ray crystal structures of FDTS with several folate derivatives, which together with mutagenesis, kinetic analysis, and computer modeling shed light on the cofactor binding and function. (pnas.org)
  • A more accurate way of representing binding sites is through Position Specific Frequency Matrices (PSFM). (wikipedia.org)
  • These mutations locate the dsRNA binding site on the glycan-free, lateral surface of TLR3 toward the C terminus and suggest a model for dsRNA binding and TLR3 activation. (pnas.org)
  • A Java application that reuires a local installation of a database that provides binding site information (eg the Public Transfac 6.0 data). (warwick.ac.uk)
  • We will see how to create prompts and validators, as well as bind data to controls in a compile-time checked manner. (codeproject.com)
  • Though in recent years many new kinds of data have become available for identifying transcription factor binding sites (TFBSs) - ChIP-seq and DNase I hypersensitivity regions among them - sequence matching continues to play an important role. (bioconductor.org)
  • Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • To benefit from the enormous amount of structural data that is being rapidly accumulated, it is essential to have high throughput tools that enable large scale binding site comparison. (nih.gov)
  • We have demonstrated that TLR3-ECD binds directly to short dsRNA and polyinosinic-polycytidylic acid (pI:pC), a dsRNA surrogate ( 3 ). (pnas.org)
  • We will see, however, that even this small collection of co-regulated genes of similar function exhibits considerable regulatory complexity, with (among other things) activators and repressors competing to bind to the same DNA promoter sequence. (bioconductor.org)
  • We presume, following Allocco, that such correlation among genes, including one transcription factor, is a plausible place to look for shared transcription factor binding sites. (bioconductor.org)
  • For example, the three stemness-related TFs have several hundred target genes that belong to 'development' and 'morphogenesis' whose binding sites belong to the uniform distribution. (ovid.com)
  • The sorted arrays are then aligned using an incremental alignment method and scored to obtain PMScores for pairs of sites. (nih.gov)
  • Impact of Alu repeats on the evolution of human p53 binding sites. (frontiersin.org)
  • Additionally, we found that one of the early reported p53 binding sites is composed of a low-complexity repeat. (frontiersin.org)
  • Karbon, E.W. and Naper, K., 1990, Chronic haloperidol administration differentially regulates [3H] DTG and [3H] (+)-3-PPP labeled sigma binding sites in guinea pig brain membranes. (springer.com)
  • Buy Instabind DIY Binding Tapes, Carpet Binding and Serging Equipment, Rugmaking supplies and tools, direct from Bond Products. (top20sites.com)
  • One of the main reasons for this is the limitation in the choice of appropriate analytical tools that can compare binding sites with high sensitivity. (nih.gov)
  • An edit page overrides these methods to add any custom code needed to the bind. (codeproject.com)
  • However, the development of DNA microarrays and fast sequencing techniques has led to new, massively parallel methods for in-vivo identification of binding sites, such as ChIP-chip and ChIP-Seq. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most GO terms were enriched either among the proximal targets or among those with a uniform distribution of binding sites. (ovid.com)
  • Comparative genomics analyses revealed that the binding sites for PU.1, SP1/Krüppel-like, CCAAT-box, and TCF/LEF/SOX transcription factors were conserved among 5'-promoter regions of mammalian FZD7 orthologs. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • Welcome to snowboard - bindings .net - Here you can find a collection of real snowboard binding reviews by people who have actually used the equipment from ride snowboard bindings , salomon, k2, burton and flow. (top20sites.com)
  • Find discount prices, closeouts, bindings on sale, plus the snowboard shops that carry them. (top20sites.com)
  • But we now see that LIN28 can, in essence, bypass let-7 and find many, many other binding sites - perhaps with the same adverse effect of uncontrolled cell overgrowth," said Yeo. (ucsd.edu)