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The strand here is
the file 5HMG.pdb which shows HA in a pH solution that was approximately
This strand is 1HTM.pdb where the HA enters into a new pH environment of about 5,
thus changing the physical appearance and conformation of the molecule.
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Background images are from
pdb files downloaded from the Protein Data Bank.
The images are of catalase,
single stranded DNA, and of insulin.
The pdb file numbers (Brookhaven Extension numbers) are 4BLC, 1EW1, and 2CEU.