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Research Article

A Common Model for Cytokine Receptor Activation: Combined Scissor-Like Rotation and Self-Rotation of Receptor Dimer Induced by Class I Cytokine

  • Xiaodong Pang,

    Affiliations: Department of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

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  • Huan-Xiang Zhou mail

    hzhou4@fsu.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

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  • Published: March 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002427

About the Authors

Xiaodong Pang, Huan-Xiang Zhou
Department of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America
Xiaodong Pang, Huan-Xiang Zhou
Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hzhou4@fsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HXZ. Performed the experiments: XP. Analyzed the data: XP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XP. Wrote the paper: XP HXZ.