NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Medical Research Council has awarded £24 million ($36.8 million) to fund the MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit at Scotland's University of Dundee for five years.

The MRC-PPU said yesterday that this core funding will support its investigators in their efforts to study the roles that phosphorylation and ubiquitylation play in biology and disease, and it will fund the majority of the unit's principal investigators, postdocs, PhD students, and staff that run its scientific services.

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