Search for dissertations about: "Biology with specialization in Structural Biology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words Biology with specialization in Structural Biology.

  1. 1. Evolutionary and Pharmacological Studies of NPY and QRFP Receptors

    University dissertation from Uppsala, Sweden : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Xu; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Neuropeptide Y; genome duplication; Evolution; vertebrate; Pharmacology; Modelling; Kinetics; Bioinformatik; Bioinformatics; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Genetics; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär genetik; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär funktionsgenomik; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Functional Genomics; Farmaceutisk farmakologi; Pharmaceutical Pharmacology;

    Abstract : The neuropeptide Y (NPY) system consists of 3-4 peptides and 4-7 receptors in vertebrates. It has powerful effects on appetite regulation and is involved in many other biological processes including blood pressure regulation, bone formation and anxiety. READ MORE

  2. 2. Targeting Infectious Disease Structural and functional studies of proteins from two RNA viruses and Mycobacterium tuberculosis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna M. Jansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; RNA virus; coronavirus; alphacoronavirus; nsp1; TGEV; flavivirus; Modoc virus; NS5; methyltransferase; mRNA capping; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; tuberculosis; 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate reductoisomerase; DXR; fosmidomycin analogues; MEP pathway; drug development; xray-crystallography; Biology with specialization in Structural Biology; Biologi med inriktning mot strukturbiologi; Biology with specialization in Molecular Biology; Biologi med inriktning mot molekylärbiologi; Biokemi; Biochemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Läkemedelskemi;

    Abstract : The recent emergence of a number of new viral diseases as well as the re-emergence of tuberculosis (TB), indicate an urgent need for new drugs against viral and bacterial infections.Coronavirus nsp1 has been shown to induce suppression of host gene expression and interfere with host immune response. READ MORE

  3. 3. Of spiders, bugs, and men Structural and functional studies of proteins involved in assembly

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wangshu Jiang; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Protein assembly; sulfate transporter; crystallography; Proteus mirabilis; fimbriae; adhesin; urinary tract infection; biofilm; spider silk; asymmetric dimer; Bri2; BRICHOS; molecular chaperone; Alzheimer s disease; amyloid; Biology with specialization in Structural Biology; Biologi med inriktning mot strukturbiologi;

    Abstract : Protein assembly enables complex machineries while being economical with genetic information. However, protein assembly also constitutes a potential threat to the host, and needs to be carefully regulated.Sulfate is a common source of sulfur for cysteine synthesis in bacteria. READ MORE

  4. 4. New Paradigms in GPCR Drug Discovery Structure Prediction and Design of Ligands with Tailored Properties

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mariama Jaiteh; Jens Carlsson; David E Gloriam; [2020]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; G Protein-Coupled Receptor; Molecular Docking; Virtual Screening; Homology Modeling; Molecular Dynamics Simulation; Chemical Library; Functionally Selective Ligand; Polypharmacology; Dimerization; Biology with specialization in Molecular Biotechnology; Biologi med inriktning mot molekylär bioteknik;

    Abstract : G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) constitute a large superfamily of membrane proteins with key roles in cellular signaling. Upon activation by a ligand, GPCRs transduce signals from the extracellular to the intracellular environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Small Particles with Big Impact Structural Studies of Viruses and Toxicological Studies of Nanodiamonds

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Munke; Marvin Seibert; Kenta Okamoto; Filipe Maia; Inger Andersson; Nicola Stonehouse; [2020]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Chaetenuissarnavirus II; cryo-EM; CtenRNAV-II; Escherichia coli; Danio rerio; flash X-ray imaging; Marnaviridae; single-particle analysis; single-particle imaging; Sogarnavirus; virus evolution; virus structure; XFEL; zebrafish embryo; Physics with specialization in Biophysics; Fysik med inriktning mot biofysik;

    Abstract : Nanoparticles (NPs) can be found everywhere and their existence has both beneficial and harmful consequences for the environment and living beings. The investigations on which this thesis is based upon have contributed to an increased understanding of some of these particles and to the development of a method that could be used to study their structure. READ MORE