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Introduction to Biological Physics, Fall 2023



Related to Problem Set 1:
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Related to Problem Set 2:
Acevedo-Morantes, C. Y. and Holger, W. "The Structure of Human Prions: From Biology to Structural Models: Considerations and Pitfalls"
         Viruses 6, 3875 (2014). pdf
Cobb, N. J. et al. "Molecular architecture of human prion protein amyloid: a parallel, in-register beta-structure"
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Diaz-Espinoza, R. and Soto, C. "High-resolution structure of infectious prion protein: the final frontier"
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Bolton, D. C., McKinley, M. P. and Prusiner, S. B. "Identification of a protein that purifies with the scrapie prion"
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Knowles, T. P. et al. "An analytical solution to the kinetics of breakable filament assembly"
         Science 326, 1533 (2009). pdf