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Title: A comparison of the thermodynamics of hydrophobic and hydrophilic ligand-protein interactions
Author: Syme, Neil Robert
ISNI:       0000 0001 3494 5844
Awarding Body: University of Leeds
Current Institution: University of Leeds
Date of Award: 2008
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A better understanding of the factors that determine the affinity for ligand-protein interactions remains an important goal in biophysical and medicinal chemistry. Three-dimensional structures reveal a significant amount of information about a complex, but these static structures only represent the lowest energy conformation. Molecules are mobile. Their conformational changes and internal dynamics are an integral part of their function. Linking these motions with architecture is not always straightforward, but is essential to understanding what drives the association between two molecules.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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