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Destruction deconstructed

Correctly dismantling a structure can be as challenging as assembling it. The architecture of the yeast proteasome reveals this enzyme's intricate machinery for protein degradation. See Article p.186

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Figure 1: The evolution of proteases.
Figure 2: Subunit architecture of the yeast proteasome regulatory particle1.


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