Latest Hsp70 Stories
University of Delaware researchers have identified a protein, hiding in plain sight, that acts like a bodyguard to help protect and stabilize another key protein, that when unstable, is involved in Crohn’s disease.
Proteins are the molecular building blocks and machinery of cells and involved in practically all biological processes.
Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a cell-permeable peptide that inhibits a hepatitis C virus protein and blocks viral replication, which can lead to liver cancer and cirrhosis.
A special group of proteins, the so-called chaperons, helps other proteins to obtain their correct conformation.
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Researchers at NUI Galway have made a discovery that could lead to the development of more effective treatments for a number of diseases.
Contrary to prevailing wisdom, a new study from plant biologists at UC Davis shows that proteins of the Hsp70 family do indeed chaperone proteins across the membranes of chloroplasts, just as they do for other cellular structures.
Proteosome inhibitors can rescue mutant proteins without altering the DNA of mutant genes.
A powerful new breast cancer treatment could result from packaging one of the newer drugs that inhibits cancer's hallmark wild growth with another that blocks a primordial survival technique in which the cancer cell eats part of itself, researchers say.
Like yoga for office drones, cells do have coping strategies for stress. Heat, lack of nutrients, oxygen radicals â€“ all can wreak havoc on the delicate internal components of a cell, potentially damaging it beyond repair.
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