March 10th, 2007

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Biochemistry 203: Structural Proteins

The previous unit was about transport proteins, which are usually globular and contain alpha helices and beta sheets. Structural proteins are the most abundanct kind of proteins, and they are water insoluble and contain proportionally more beta sheets. There are three major groups, and a few other kinds, of structural proteins.
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Dept of Homeland Security up to 1984

Interesting discussion here of the REAL ID act, issued yesterday by the DHS. National level ID cards slated for every citizen starting in May 2008!! They work fast, and I have not heard this discussed before today. How can this Department just issue edicts like this? What is our congress doing? Why haven't I heard about this?

A post by a man I read carefully.

Here's the text of the document:
nprm.realid.pdf