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Within the look for an efficient therapy for Alzheimer's disorder, APP is a distinct version protein that illustrates the big range of easy and complicated characterization options on hand. Exploring numerous organic recommendations to elucidate the constitution and serve as of this transmembrane protein, this article provides every one procedure with designated, step by step protocols to accomplish reproducible effects and supply a framework for learning different membrane proteins.

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Expressing clones are identified by silver stain sodium dodecyl sulfate– polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) analysis of the culture supernatants. The expressing clones are then grown in culture to produce large amounts of GFD for crystallography and biological assays as described below. 3 METHOD FOR EXPRESSION 1. Shaker flask cultures are grown by inoculating a suitable high-level expression clone into 500 ml YPD in a 2-liter baffled flask. 2. Cultures are grown for 48 hr at 3oC on an orbital shaker (250 rpm) to a cell density between 45 and 60 × 107 cells/ml (optical density of 15 to 20 at 600 nm).

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