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Dressed-up proteins

Proteins aren't just defined by their constituent amino acids — structural modifications can yield complex mixtures of protein forms. An approach that controls the addition of such modifications may help to define their role.

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Figure 1: Dressing up proteins.

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Grotenbreg, G., Ploegh, H. Dressed-up proteins. Nature 446, 994–995 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/446993a

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