TITLE

Molecular Chaperones

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p602
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents an encyclopedia entry for "molecular chaperones." They refer to the protein family that mediates the correct folding of other proteins, and, in some cases, their assembly into oligomeric structures. Molecular chaperones assist the folding of protein by inhibiting the alternative folding pathways that lead to nonfunctional structures.
ACCESSION #
22802889

 

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