Mutations accelerating the degradation of the protein gelsolin are responsible for amyloid plaque buildup in patients suffering from familial amyloidosis, Finnish type.
A*STAR researchers have figured out the detailed structure of a type of protein filament responsible for tethering and moving DNA in bacteria cells.
Leveraging the power of CRISPR-Cas9 to awaken antibiotics from their silent gene clusters
reveal why certain cancer therapeutics may bind — or fail to bind — to mutant proteins
Protein structures reveal details of how some bacteria stay in touch with their community
An analysis of capping protein interactions provides insight into how cells move
The proteins that provide essential infrastructure for bacteria exhibit remarkable diversity of structure and function