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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.
ISG15 protein inhibits Ebola from reaching out to infect neighboring cells

ISG15 protein inhibits Ebola from reaching out to infect neighboring cells

Adult-onset obesity seen in mice when gene ubiquitin disrupted

Adult-onset obesity seen in mice when gene ubiquitin disrupted

Oncoproteins double-team and destroy vital tumor-suppressor

Oncoproteins double-team and destroy vital tumor-suppressor

Quality control mechanism tags defective sperm cells inside the body

Quality control mechanism tags defective sperm cells inside the body

Cancer stem cell marker also drives transcription in normal cells

Cancer stem cell marker also drives transcription in normal cells

Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus strips away immune system's defensive measures

Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus strips away immune system's defensive measures

SENP1 protein may provide a basis for future targeted cancer therapies

SENP1 protein may provide a basis for future targeted cancer therapies

Advances in drug screening

Advances in drug screening

Ubiquitin builds up an immune response

Ubiquitin builds up an immune response

New cell death pathway involved in sperm development

New cell death pathway involved in sperm development

New understanding of male fertility from enzyme discovery

New understanding of male fertility from enzyme discovery

New findings on gene-transcription machinery

New findings on gene-transcription machinery

Targeting key proteins of carcinogenesis

Targeting key proteins of carcinogenesis

Scientists link cell's protein recycling systems

Scientists link cell's protein recycling systems

25,000 genes that have clocks!

25,000 genes that have clocks!

New candidate breast-cancer susceptibility gene

New candidate breast-cancer susceptibility gene

New understanding of ubiquitylation

New understanding of ubiquitylation

Disease associated prion protein oligomers inhibit the 26S proteasome

Disease associated prion protein oligomers inhibit the 26S proteasome

UNC-45 protein critical to proper formation of muscles

UNC-45 protein critical to proper formation of muscles

How auxin regulates TIR1 in plants provides clues to new treatments for human diseases

How auxin regulates TIR1 in plants provides clues to new treatments for human diseases