News tagged with oligomers

Self-assembling cyclic protein homo-oligomers

Cyclic proteins that assemble from multiple identical subunits (homo-oligomers) play key roles in many biological processes, including cell signaling and enzymatic catalysis and protein function. Researchers in Berkeley Lab's ...

dateMay 10, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Using CRISPR as a recording device

(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers at Harvard University has taken another look at CRISPR and has found that it can be used as a recording device of sorts, keeping track of when and where a given bacterium has been ...

dateJun 10, 2016 in Biotechnology report
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Researchers watch amyloid plaques form

Researchers at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) and Osaka University applied a new approach to take a close look at amyloid plaque formation, a process that plays important roles in Alzheimer's disease. The technique ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in Biochemistry
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