Exploration of homodimer receptor: homodimer protein interactions Online publication date:: Tue, 28-Jul-2009
by Julio Vera, Taesoo Kwon, Ulf Schmitz, Walter Kolch, Olaf Wolkenhauer
International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications (IJBRA), Vol. 5, No. 4, 2009
Abstract: Homodimerisation is producing a protein–protein complex composed of two identical molecules. Dimerisation is a phenomenon often occurring in the regulation of biochemical systems like signal transduction pathways. We investigated whether the existence of a homodimer-activated receptor and the activation of homodimer transducers correspond to a more general pattern in cell signalling. We developed a workflow to merge data from the Gene Ontology and the BIND database to produce a list of interactions between homodimer receptors and homodimer proteins. Finally, we found a prevalence of homodimer–homodimer interactions in signalling systems in human cells.
Online publication date:: Tue, 28-Jul-2009
If you are not a subscriber and you just want to read the full contents of this article, buy online access here.Complimentary Subscribers, Editors or Members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications (IJBRA):
Login with your Inderscience username and password:
Want to subscribe?
A subscription gives you complete access to all articles in the current issue, as well as to all articles in the previous three years (where applicable). See our Orders page to subscribe.
If you still need assistance, please email email@example.com