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Key Enzyme Discovered to Be Master Regulator in Protein-protein Reactions
March 24, 2010
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.
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