Virginia Commonwealth University

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In addition to the faculty listed below, coordinated research projects between other faculty and the structural biology faculty are common and encouraged. Active research areas include studies of vitamin-B6 and folate-requiring enzymes, rational design of hemoglobin modulators, molecular model building structure-function studies, RNA structure studies, DNA and RNA-binding proteins, protein and nucleic acid methylases, lipoprotein structure, proteinase inhibitors, retroviral proteins, new antibiotic targets.

Molecular Structures
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Pyridoxine 5'-oxidase

HIV Zn finger domain

SHMT with bound folate

SHMT tetramer surface

Plasmin-antiplasmin complex

Hemoglobin-drug complex

Antibiotic - RNA complex

Alzheimer's peptide complex


Institute for Structural Biology and Drug Discovery Date Last Updated: 01/21/2010