Insane in the Membrane

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Section 9

Water, Glycerol and Ammonia Transport

March 18

Reading 1:AQP




Query box 33


What are two unique topological feature of AQP1?



Query box 34


What is the importance of breaking the hydrogen bond network for a water channel?


March 20

Reading 2: GlpF and NH4+




Query box 35


Explain how the assay for glycerol transport works ?



Query box 36


Explain a pi-cation interaction and why it is important for the ammonia transporter?