Fis Flip Flop - two adjacent Fis protein binding sites
compete for Fis protein binding Molecular computer circuit diagram for a NOR gate made
from one repressor protein blocking two different activator
proteins. fff: Molecular Flip-Flops Formed by Overlapping Fis Sites

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3 Dimensional Models

At one point I had the monomer model printed out in 3D on a Z corp printer ( and unfortunately one can observe a gap in the backbone phosphate-sugars. Presumably this could be fixed by relaxing with a molecular dynamics program. If you do, I'd be interested in a revised model!

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