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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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Mixing and matching yeast DNA

Osaka University scientists show molecular factors that determine why some regions in yeast chromosomes are apt for remodeling, while other regions stay faithful during cell replication.

dateSep 07, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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