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Crystal structure of the GluA2o LBD in complex with glutamate and LY451395
Crystal structure of the Skp1-FBXO31-cyclin D1 complex
Decoding the centromeric nucleosome through CENP-N.
Crystal structure of porcine kidney D-amino acid oxidase mutant (I230A/R283G)
Crystal Structure of HLA-A*2402 in complex with 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus and avian influenza A(H5...
Crystal structure of a heat and protease-stable part of the bacteriophage T4 short tail fibre.
Cationic trypsin in complex with benzylamine (deuterated sample at 100 K)
Crystal structure of flagellar hook associated protein-3 (HAP-3: Q5ZW61_LEGPH) from Legionella pneumophila
Catastrophic disassembly of actin filaments via Mical-mediated oxidation.
Crystal structure of metallo-beta-lactamase SPM-1 complexed with cyclobutanone inhibitor
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