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Cellular structural biology.
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PMID:  20801639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
While we appreciate the complexity of the intracellular environment as a general property of every living organism, we collectively lack the appropriate tools to analyze protein structures in a cellular context. In-cell NMR spectroscopy represents a novel biophysical tool to investigate the conformational and functional characteristics of biomolecules at the atomic level inside live cells. Here, we review recent in-cell NMR developments and provide an outlook towards future applications in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. We hope to thereby emphasize the usefulness of in-cell NMR techniques for cellular studies of complex biological processes and for structural analyses in native environments.
Yutaka Ito; Philipp Selenko
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in structural biology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1879-033X     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol.     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107784     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Struct Biol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  640-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Department of Chemistry, Minami-Osawa, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0397, Japan.
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