Category Archives: cell division

Transcription factor doubling as a structural protein identified in world’s first.


Structural proteins perform much like their name suggests, they maintain cell shape and make up connective tissues like cartilage and bone.  Telling a cell biologist that a structural protein is doubling as a transcription factor will not be believed as it’s never been seen before.  Now, researchers at Washington State University, Penn State, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhejiang Sci-Tech

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