Protein

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Introduction

Function

  • proteins are 'building blocks of life'
  • proteins may have a diversity of functions
  • proteins may associate to form transient or stable molecular complexes

Structure

Compartment

Expression

  • a protein may be specifically expressed by particular cell types

Pathology

  • overexpression
  • underexpression
  • aberrant structure & function

Pharmacokinetics

  • a protein may be stable or turnover rapidly

More General Terms

Additional Terms

References

  1. International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium. Finishing the euchromatic sequence of the human genome. Nature. 2004 Oct 21;431(7011):931-45. PMID: [1]
  2. WikiPedia: Protein [2]

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