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Bacteria's protein quality control agent offers insight into origins of life

Written by  Copernical Team Wednesday, 05 June 2019 13:13
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Jupiter FL (SPX) Jun 03, 2019
image Our cells' process for transforming genes into useful proteins works much like an automobile factory's assembly line; there are schematics, parts, workers, motors, quality control systems and even recycling crews. If the cell's recycling process falters, abnormal protein fragments accumulate, potentially causing the cell's death. In nerve cells, the process is linked to a variety of neurodegener
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