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The trap hypothesis: α2M and protease inhibition

Abstract:

In the 1970s, the Strangeways Laboratory in Cambridge consisted of a small number of groups collectively focused on the mechanisms of pathological connective-tissue damage. One of these groups, headed by Alan Barrett, was breaking ground on the destruction of the protein components of the matrix and was therefore heavily involved in identifying and categorizing newly emerging types of tissue-degrading enzymes. These enzymes, which Alan Barrett urges scientists to call peptidases, are also com...

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Salvesen, GS More by this author
Journal:
Biochemist
Volume:
28
Issue:
3
Pages:
46-48
Publication date:
2006-06-05
EISSN:
1740-1194
ISSN:
0954-982X
URN:
uuid:c180428f-155c-4e51-b112-7f49555aea4c
Source identifiers:
227937
Local pid:
pubs:227937
Language:
English

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