Project

Healthcare applications of targeted protein aggregation

Duration
01 October 2011 → 30 September 2013
Funding
Regional and community funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Biochemistry and metabolism
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
Keywords
inflammation proteins aggregation
 
Project description

Most protein sequences contain one or several short aggregation prone regions (APR) that can nucleate protein aggregation. In this project we aim to identify and characterize the function of such protein sequences in specific anti-inflammatory proteins.