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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.
New RUB project to unravel role of enzyme Parkin in promoting neuronal survival

New RUB project to unravel role of enzyme Parkin in promoting neuronal survival

New research reveals how high-protein diet reduces muscle loss when dieting

New research reveals how high-protein diet reduces muscle loss when dieting

Enzyme intervenes when cancer-fighting PTEN is bound for cell's protein-destroying machinery

Enzyme intervenes when cancer-fighting PTEN is bound for cell's protein-destroying machinery

Researchers report long-term benefits of gene therapy in advanced heart failure patients

Researchers report long-term benefits of gene therapy in advanced heart failure patients

LifeSensors receives U.S. patent for development of novel DUB substrates

LifeSensors receives U.S. patent for development of novel DUB substrates

Disease Twofer: Parkin Problem Leads To Parkinson’S And Impairs Response To TB

Disease Twofer: Parkin Problem Leads To Parkinson’S And Impairs Response To TB

Parkin protein plays key role in destruction of bacteria that cause tuberculosis

Parkin protein plays key role in destruction of bacteria that cause tuberculosis

URI professor studies rare hereditary disorder Fanconi anemia in children

URI professor studies rare hereditary disorder Fanconi anemia in children

Discovery points to new therapeutic strategy for Parkinson's disease

Discovery points to new therapeutic strategy for Parkinson's disease

Discovery could lead to new therapeutic strategy for Parkinson's disease

Discovery could lead to new therapeutic strategy for Parkinson's disease

Gladstone-led study finds underlying mechanisms behind Huntington's disease

Gladstone-led study finds underlying mechanisms behind Huntington's disease

Sir Michael Stratton, Thijn Brummelkamp and Anne Glover to speak at The EMBO Meeting 2013

Sir Michael Stratton, Thijn Brummelkamp and Anne Glover to speak at The EMBO Meeting 2013

FORMA Therapeutics, CRT partner to discover therapeutic drug candidates against DUBs

FORMA Therapeutics, CRT partner to discover therapeutic drug candidates against DUBs

Ubiquitin protein may treat variety of diseases from Parkinson's to diabetes

Ubiquitin protein may treat variety of diseases from Parkinson's to diabetes

Researchers discover an important mechanism that regulates proteasome activity

Researchers discover an important mechanism that regulates proteasome activity

Researchers reveal how disease mutations affect the stability and function of Parkin protein

Researchers reveal how disease mutations affect the stability and function of Parkin protein

Scientists discover new function of an enzyme that disposes of superfluous proteins

Scientists discover new function of an enzyme that disposes of superfluous proteins

Research findings could lead to new therapies for stroke and other brain diseases

Research findings could lead to new therapies for stroke and other brain diseases

Researchers find a way the body can remove injured axons

Researchers find a way the body can remove injured axons

Research opens door to new drug therapies for Parkinson's disease

Research opens door to new drug therapies for Parkinson's disease