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BMC Systems Biology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in experimental and theoretical aspects of the function of biological systems at the molecular, cellular or organismal level, in particular those addressing the engineering of biological systems, network modeling, quantitative analyses and the integration of different levels of information.


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Model of the month

From BioModels at EMBL-EBI

October 2016 by Shukanto Das

RGS proteins, widely known to negatively regulate G-protein signalling have postive regulatory effect as well. Smith et al., (2009) demostrates this dual nature of RGS proteins using mathematical models and in vivo experiments.