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Any of a family of large chaperone proteins that function chiefly to assist in the folding of newly synthesized proteins.

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72] stated that glutathione, lipid hydroperoxides, and heat shock protein chaperonin 60 in the newborn's serum might have functional and diagnostic significance for oxidative stress.
Based on molecular weight, the protein band with decreased intensity is most probably the heat shock protein-60 (HSP-60) or known as chaperonin 60.
Streptococcus suis serotypes characterized by analysis of chaperonin 60 gene sequences.
Streptoccus iniae, a human and anima pathogen: specific identification by the chaperonin 60 gene identification method.