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Key Enzyme Discovered to Be Master Regulator in Protein-protein Reactions

March 24, 2010

phosphate spinophilin New research at Brown University explains how a key enzyme, PP1, functions in protein-protein interactions. In a paper published online in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, Wolfgang Peti has described how PP1 "chooses" proteins. The finding is important, because erroneous PP1 regulation can cause numerous diseases, including cancer, diabetes and Parkinson's. Full Story

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