Ubiquitin basics

Despite its discovery as a protein that seems to show up everywhere, at least in eukaryotic cells, researchers are only beginning to scratch the surface of all of the cellular functions involving ubiquitin. 

By | July 1, 2012

Infographic: Ubiquitin Basics
View full size JPG | PDF
LUCY READING - IKKANDA

Despite its discovery as a protein that seems to show up everywhere, at least in eukaryotic cells, researchers are only beginning to scratch the surface of all of the cellular functions involving ubiquitin. As a monomer, ubiquitin can bind and tag other proteins, or create long polyubiquitin chains that bend or branch. Not much is known, however, about the receptors that decode these various shapes and relay their messages.

Read the full story.

Add a Comment

Avatar of: You

You

Processing...
Processing...

Sign In with your LabX Media Group Passport to leave a comment

Not a member? Register Now!

LabX Media Group Passport Logo

Popular Now

  1. Scientists Activate Predatory Instinct in Mice
  2. National Academies Detail the State of Weed Science
  3. Superbug Resistant to Every Antibiotic in the U.S. Killed Nevada Woman
  4. Trumping Science: Part III
    The Nutshell Trumping Science: Part III

    Scientists criticize unconfirmed reports that President-elect Donald Trump has asked Robert Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaccine activist, to investigate vaccine safety.

RayBiotech