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Brown-led Research Divines Structure for Class of Proteins

September 8, 2010

proteins binding A research team led by Brown University has determined the structure for three proteins in a class known as intrinsically disordered proteins. The findings, reported in Structure, are important because they show how these proteins fold with the regulator protein phosphatase-1, which must happen for biological instructions to be passed along. Full Story

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