News tagged with yeast protein

Sticking sugar to protein

ETH researchers have succeeded in determining the 3-D structure of the enzyme that attaches sugar chains to proteins – a breakthrough that they recently published in the journal Science.

dateFeb 08, 2018 in Biochemistry
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The birth of a new protein

A yeast protein that evolved from scratch can fold into a three-dimensional shape—contrary to the general understanding of young proteins—according to new research led by the University of Arizona.

dateOct 20, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Clumps as temporary storage

Researchers at ETH have discovered that the formation of protein aggregates in yeast cells is reversible. This casts new light on human diseases that can be attributed to certain protein aggregates.

dateOct 03, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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