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Cell biology

Brief encounters bolster contacts

Molecules often work together in complexes to carry out their functions in the cell. But how do they get together in such a dynamic environment? A structural study follows proteins as they meet their partners.

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Figure 1: Protein–protein interactions.


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Blundell, T., Fernández-Recio, J. Brief encounters bolster contacts. Nature 444, 279–280 (2006).

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