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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.
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

Recognition for cancer researchers

Recognition for cancer researchers

New drug target for herpes viruses

New drug target for herpes viruses

New drug target for herpes viruses

New drug target for herpes viruses

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus tricks cells to become tumors

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus tricks cells to become tumors

Protection for nerve cells - eating up defective proteins

Protection for nerve cells - eating up defective proteins

Molecular chaperones protect cells

Molecular chaperones protect cells

Boosting enzyme may reverse Alzheimer's

Boosting enzyme may reverse Alzheimer's

Researchers find cause of frontotemporal dementia

Researchers find cause of frontotemporal dementia

Scientists discover molecular security mechanism for keeping gene mutations in check

Scientists discover molecular security mechanism for keeping gene mutations in check

Important new global mechanism for gene repression

Important new global mechanism for gene repression

New information about the molecular pathway used by ubiquitin

New information about the molecular pathway used by ubiquitin

New understanding of Mediterranean spotted fever

New understanding of Mediterranean spotted fever

Preventing muscle wasting with a leucine-rich diet

Preventing muscle wasting with a leucine-rich diet

Ubiquitin ligase Rnf6 may be involved in oncogenesis

Ubiquitin ligase Rnf6 may be involved in oncogenesis

Why do estrogen-dependent breast-cancer cells grow and spread rapidly?

Why do estrogen-dependent breast-cancer cells grow and spread rapidly?

Biological breakthrough that could offer new hope in the fight against liver cancer

Biological breakthrough that could offer new hope in the fight against liver cancer

NIPA levels act as switch regulating cell division

NIPA levels act as switch regulating cell division

Researchers find enzyme vital for controlling the early stages of cell death

Researchers find enzyme vital for controlling the early stages of cell death

Researchers explain how ubiquitin function is determined

Researchers explain how ubiquitin function is determined