protein folding


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Noun1.protein folding - the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape; "understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code"
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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They increased membrane protein folding in water during protein translation and preserved water-soluble protein activity in organic solvents.
It is a young discipline, with much research taking place into the understanding of protein folding and recognition for protein design principles.
Structure and Action of Molecular Chaperones: Machines That Assist Protein Folding in the Cell
The cellular chaperone machinery not only assists protein folding, it also carries out quality control, ensuring that proteins that are damaged or unable to fold for other reasons are properly disposed of through degradation or protective aggregation.
Over the past few decades, significant progress has been made on all three fronts, however, scientists are still to completely decode the driving mechanisms and underlying principles governing protein folding.
The combination of DLS and Raman spectroscopy allows measurement of protein size and structure from a single small-volume sample, providing unique insight into protein folding, unfolding, aggregation, agglomeration and oligomerization.
The combination aims to allow measurement of protein size and structure from a single small volume sample, providing insight into protein folding, unfolding, aggregation, agglomeration and oligomerization.
Simultaneously, a signal is sent to nucleus to upregulate production of protein folding components and downregulate other transcription events.
The platform selects candidates with natural protein folding and glycosylation, high protein expression and more rapid downstream process development traits.
The breakthrough makes it possible to probe the ultra-fast motions that are involved in overcoming activation energy barriers to drive chemical reaction, including complex ones like protein folding.
Five examples include mental disorders, protein folding, and glycome determinants.