Thursday, September 18, 2014

Protein courtship revealed through chemist's lens

Staying clear of diseases requires the proteins in our cells to cooperate with one another. But, it has been a well-guarded secret how tens of thousands of different proteins find the correct dancing partners as they degrade and build up the human body, brain and nervous system. A recent breakthrough has busted down the door and provided a look at the once obscure behavior on the protein dance floor.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily


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