Georgia Tech Researchers Probe the Physics of 'Promiscuous' Proteins | GenomeWeb

In order to understand protein-protein interactions, researchers face the challenge of parsing out the actual physical interfaces at which they occur — and not all proteins behave according to the rules. Jeffrey Skolnick, director of the Center for the Study of Systems Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and his colleagues are studying "promiscuous" proteins — those that misbehave and bind to many other proteins in addition to their intended targets.

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