An important goal of our proposal is developing a basic understanding of the essential protein-protein interactions, either direct or mediated through the membrane lipid, which are ultimately responsible for self-assembly. Thus we plan to characterize the structure and interactions in the bR reconstituted in model lipid membranes. Aside from the studies on bR, we also plan to develop novel temperature-stabilized protein-based biomaterials.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
Biotechnology Resource Grants (P41)
Project #
5P41RR001209-17
Application #
5222855
Study Section
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
17
Fiscal Year
1996
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
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