This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Computational Biology this week, scientists from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest describe a method to predict the disordered binding regions of intrinsically unstructured/disordered proteins. "Our method targets the essential feature of these regions: they behave in a characteristically different manner in isolation than bound to their partner protein," the authors write.

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