Protein Structure & Function


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  • α-Synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research on α-Synuclein structure and function.
    Alpha-Synuclein Structure and Function

    α-Synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research on α-Synuclein structure and function.

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  • Bacterial protein structures can expedite the development of novel antibiotics. Here is the latest research on bacterial proteins and the resolution of their structures.
    Bacterial Protein Structures

    Bacterial protein structures can expedite the development of novel antibiotics. Here is the latest research on bacterial proteins and the resolution of their structures.

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  • Bioenergetic processes, including cellular respiration and photosynthesis, concern the transformation of energy by cells. Here is the latest research on the role of calcium in bioenergetics.
    Calcium & Bioenergetics

    Bioenergetic processes, including cellular respiration and photosynthesis, concern the transformation of energy by cells. Here is the latest research on the role of calcium in bioenergetics.

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  • Chaperones are proteins that play an essential role in protein folding, stability, assembly, and degradation. Their depletion or dysfunction has been implicated in protein folding disorders. Here is the latest research.
    Chaperones & Protein Folding

    Chaperones are proteins that play an essential role in protein folding, stability, assembly, and degradation. Their depletion or dysfunction has been implicated in protein folding disorders. Here is the latest research.

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  • Cholesterol is essential for a variety of cellular processes, including cell growth and division, and it plays an important role in various signaling pathways. Here is the latest research on cholesterol synthesis and the role of cholesterol in cell signaling.
    Cholesterol Synthesis & Signaling
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    Cholesterol is essential for a variety of cellular processes, including cell growth and division, and it plays an important role in various signaling pathways. Here is the latest research on cholesterol synthesis and the role of cholesterol in cell signaling.

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  • Cryogenic electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) allows the determination of biological macromolecules and their assemblies at a near-atomic resolution. Here is the latest research.
    Cryogenic Electron Microscopy
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    Cryogenic electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) allows the determination of biological macromolecules and their assemblies at a near-atomic resolution. Here is the latest research.

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  • This feed focuses on endoplasmic reticulum biochemistry, and includes ER stress and the unfolded protein response.
    Endoplasmic Reticulum Biochemistry

    This feed focuses on endoplasmic reticulum biochemistry, and includes ER stress and the unfolded protein response.

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  • Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) is a glycolipid anchor for several cell-surface proteins that play a role in various biological processes, including signal transduction, prion disease pathogenesis, and immune response. Here is the latest research.
    GPI Anchoring
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    Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) is a glycolipid anchor for several cell-surface proteins that play a role in various biological processes, including signal transduction, prion disease pathogenesis, and immune response. Here is the latest research.

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  • Gangliosides are sialic acid-containing glycosphingolipids concentrated on cell surfaces and found in abundance in the nervous system. Gangliosides have several functions, including a role in cholesterol absorption. Here is the latest research.
    Ganglioside & Cholesterol Absorption

    Gangliosides are sialic acid-containing glycosphingolipids concentrated on cell surfaces and found in abundance in the nervous system. Gangliosides have several functions, including a role in cholesterol absorption. Here is the latest research.

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  • This feed focuses on biological and bioinformatical technologies including high-throughput screening assays that that aim to identify metabolic proteins. Here is the latest research.
    Identification of Metabolic Proteins

    This feed focuses on biological and bioinformatical technologies including high-throughput screening assays that that aim to identify metabolic proteins. Here is the latest research.

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  • Imaging mass spectrometry enables the visualization and assessment of the spatial distribution of molecules, including biomarkers and metabolites, based on their molecular mass. Here is the latest research.
    Imaging Mass Spectrometry

    Imaging mass spectrometry enables the visualization and assessment of the spatial distribution of molecules, including biomarkers and metabolites, based on their molecular mass. Here is the latest research.

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  • Intrinsically disordered proteins exhibit biological activity even though they lack a well-defined 3D structure in solution. Here is the latest research on their role in cells.
    Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
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    Intrinsically disordered proteins exhibit biological activity even though they lack a well-defined 3D structure in solution. Here is the latest research on their role in cells.

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  • Protein misfolding is the primary cause of several neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research.
    Misfolded Proteins: ND

    Protein misfolding is the primary cause of several neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research.

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  • Misfolding and aggregation of proteins can lead to several diseases. For instance, misfolding of prion or tau proteins are associated with several neurodegenerative diseases. Here is the latest research on diseases caused by protein misfolding and aggregation.
    Misfolding & Aggregation Diseases

    Misfolding and aggregation of proteins can lead to several diseases. For instance, misfolding of prion or tau proteins are associated with several neurodegenerative diseases. Here is the latest research on diseases caused by protein misfolding and aggregation.

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  • Molecular dynamics refers to a computer simulation method that enables the study of physical movements of molecules and atoms. Here is the latest research on molecular dynamics simulation of proteins.
    Molecular Dynamics of Proteins

    Molecular dynamics refers to a computer simulation method that enables the study of physical movements of molecules and atoms. Here is the latest research on molecular dynamics simulation of proteins.

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  • Proteolysis refers to the breakdown of proteins into amino acids or shorter polypeptides. Discover the latest research on mechanism that underlie proteolysis here.
    Proteolysis

    Proteolysis refers to the breakdown of proteins into amino acids or shorter polypeptides. Discover the latest research on mechanism that underlie proteolysis here.

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  • Proteostasis enables the maintenance of protein homeostasis via modulation of protein translation, enhancement of chaperone capacity and the prompt clearance of misfolded proteins. It is affected in several neurodegenerative diseases. Here is the latest research.
    Proteostasis

    Proteostasis enables the maintenance of protein homeostasis via modulation of protein translation, enhancement of chaperone capacity and the prompt clearance of misfolded proteins. It is affected in several neurodegenerative diseases. Here is the latest research.

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  • This feed focuses on the contribution of aging-associated proteotoxicity to inflammation and neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s and dementia. Discover the latest research here.
    Proteotoxicity to Inflammation & Dementia
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    This feed focuses on the contribution of aging-associated proteotoxicity to inflammation and neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s and dementia. Discover the latest research here.

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  • Ribosomes synthesize and, sometimes in association with chaperone proteins, fold amino acid polypeptides into active 3D proteins. Here is the latest research on ribosomes and protein folding.
    Ribosome & Protein Folding
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    Ribosomes synthesize and, sometimes in association with chaperone proteins, fold amino acid polypeptides into active 3D proteins. Here is the latest research on ribosomes and protein folding.

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  • Tauopathies are neurodegenerative disorders that are caused due to the accumulation of abnormal tau proteins in neurons and/or the glia. Here is the latest research on tauopathy biochemistry.
    Tauopathy Biochemistry

    Tauopathies are neurodegenerative disorders that are caused due to the accumulation of abnormal tau proteins in neurons and/or the glia. Here is the latest research on tauopathy biochemistry.

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  • tRNA modifications are partial or minor changes on tRNA that result in different version of the original tRNA. Discover the latest research on tRNA modification here.
    tRNA Modifications & Variants
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    tRNA modifications are partial or minor changes on tRNA that result in different version of the original tRNA. Discover the latest research on tRNA modification here.

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  • α-Synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research on α-Synuclein structure and function.
    α-Synuclein Structure and Function

    α-Synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research on α-Synuclein structure and function.

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