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Abstract

Molecular recognition or biorecognition is as the heart of all biological interactions. These interactions are characterized by a collection of noncovalent bonds, namely ionic, hydrogen-bonding and hydrophobic interactions. In addition, shape complementarity appears to play a pivotal role in the process of biorecognition. In this review, we examine the versatile avidin-biotin complex as a model system for study of the biorecognition phenomenon with respect to protein-protein, protein-peptide, protein-ligand and protein-DNA interactions. © 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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Wilchek, M., Bayer, E. A., & Livnah, O. (2006, February 28). Essentials of biorecognition: The (strept)avidin-biotin system as a model for protein-protein and protein-ligand interaction. Immunology Letters. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imlet.2005.10.022

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