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Researchers Witness Assembly of Molecules Critical to Protein Function


June 17, 2008

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Iron-sulfur clusters are critical to life on earth. They are necessary for protein function in cellular processes, such as respiration in humans and other organisms and photosynthesis by plants. A Virginia Tech research group has isolated proteins responsible for the iron-sulfur cluster assembly process and witnessed the necessary protein interactions in vivo--within a cell. Full Story

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