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Alamethicin, a 20 residue polypeptide ionophore forms transmembrane channels and has been shown to induce excitability phenomena in artificial lipid membranes . The discovery of a number of related polypeptides, containing \alpha-aminoisobutyric acid (Aib) , has stimulated considerable interest in the conformational analysis of Aib peptides, with a view towards establishing the structural requirements for formation of membrane channels [3-5].
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Department/Centre:||Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Biophysics Unit|
|Date Deposited:||04 Apr 2005|
|Last Modified:||19 Sep 2010 04:18|
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