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Essays Biochem (2022) 66 (7): 817–819.
Published: 16 December 2022
... of proteins. Articles in this issue provide current trends and contemporary views on various intriguing features of these proteins involving their unique structural and dynamical characteristics, misfolding and aggregation behavior, and their phase transitions into biomolecular condensates. I hope...
Essays Biochem (2016) 60 (2): 153–161.
Published: 15 October 2016
...Patricija van Oosten-Hawle; Annika Scior; Katrin Juenemann; Janine Kirstein Nature has evolved several mechanisms to detoxify intracellular protein aggregates that arise upon proteotoxic challenges. These include the controlled deposition of misfolded proteins at distinct cellular sites...
Essays Biochem (2014) 56: 149–165.
Published: 18 August 2014
... evidence supports that ALS is a protein misfolding disorder. Mutations in Cu,Zn-SOD1 (copper/zinc superoxide dismutase 1) are a common cause of familial ALS. They have complex effects on different forms of SOD1, but generally destabilize the protein and enhance various modes of misfolding and aggregation...