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        in the Sower Laboratory at the
          University of New Hampshire

A glycoprotein hormone bound to its receptor (PDB id: 4ay9).


Specific components:
  • alpha subnit of hormone
  • beta subnit of hormone
  • extracellular hormone-binding domain of the receptor


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Structure solved by Jiang et al. (PDB id: 4ay9).
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Stacia Sower named an American Association for Advancement of Science Fellow



“We in the college are very proud of Dr. Sower’s demonstrated excellence in research and the advancement of knowledge within her discipline, as evidenced by this prestigious award. Few scientists receive this level of recognition,” says Jon Wraith, dean of the College of Life Science and Agriculture and director of the N.H. Agricultural Experiment Station.

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Stacia Sower


University of New Hampshire


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