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Ubiquitin is a small regulatory protein that has been found in almost all cells (''ubiquitously'') with nuclei (eukaryotes). It directs proteins to recycling and other functions.
Researchers discover how protein aggregation triggers aging

Researchers discover how protein aggregation triggers aging

Novel technology enables systematic analysis of linear ubiquitination targets

Novel technology enables systematic analysis of linear ubiquitination targets

Researchers unravel protein dosage compensation mechanism in genes

Researchers unravel protein dosage compensation mechanism in genes

Biologists develop new way to inhibit cancer cell cleanup mechanism

Biologists develop new way to inhibit cancer cell cleanup mechanism

Scientists discover how genetic mutation disarms tumor-suppressing BRCA1 proteins in breast cancer

Scientists discover how genetic mutation disarms tumor-suppressing BRCA1 proteins in breast cancer

Scientists discover 'Achilles' heel' of tumor-suppressing protein that drives prostate cancer metastasis

Scientists discover 'Achilles' heel' of tumor-suppressing protein that drives prostate cancer metastasis

Scientists generate new insights into intricate molecular underpinnings of ubiquitin signaling

Scientists generate new insights into intricate molecular underpinnings of ubiquitin signaling

Study highlights need for increased vigilance when using GFAP, UCH-L-1 as potential biomarkers of mTBI

Study highlights need for increased vigilance when using GFAP, UCH-L-1 as potential biomarkers of mTBI

Researchers find chemical link between two problem proteins that cause Parkinson's disease

Researchers find chemical link between two problem proteins that cause Parkinson's disease

Faults in natural waste disposal system may play key role in neurodegenerative diseases

Faults in natural waste disposal system may play key role in neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers reveal central role of new key players in meiosis

Researchers reveal central role of new key players in meiosis

Scientists identify Smurf1 protein that plays role in autophagy of TB bacteria

Scientists identify Smurf1 protein that plays role in autophagy of TB bacteria

Scientists discover gene that may open new door to developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease

Scientists discover gene that may open new door to developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers discover biological pathway that plays vital role in tumor development

Researchers discover biological pathway that plays vital role in tumor development

Researchers find new therapeutic target of biomedical interest in ischemic injury research

Researchers find new therapeutic target of biomedical interest in ischemic injury research

UGA researchers find new way to improve cancer-killing power of chemotherapy

UGA researchers find new way to improve cancer-killing power of chemotherapy

Researchers develop new, highly-specific functional imaging probe to detect hypoxic tumors

Researchers develop new, highly-specific functional imaging probe to detect hypoxic tumors

Novel innovation could help scientists study new treatments for mitochondrial diseases

Novel innovation could help scientists study new treatments for mitochondrial diseases

NIH researchers discover rare, lethal inflammatory disease that affects young children

NIH researchers discover rare, lethal inflammatory disease that affects young children

Moffitt researchers discover novel way to control SETDB1 protein upregulated in cancer

Moffitt researchers discover novel way to control SETDB1 protein upregulated in cancer