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This webpage presents theoretical biophysics research on a protein called aquaporin, which allows water to travel through cell walls but blocks the flow of protons (ionized hydrogen).  Diagrams and a video of the results of simulations performed on a supercomputer.
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image credit: Emad Tajkhorshid and Klaus Schulten, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;  image source This resource was a Physics To Go feature from August 16, 2007 until September 1, 2007. View the feature here!

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Keywords: aquaporins , biophysics, metabolism, proteins, supercomputer
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 30, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Aug 16, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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