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Intracellular Molecular Machines That Perform Protein Care and Cleanup

Cells spring to life with the proteins and the functions of the cells actualize through proteins specially made for each task.  In a typical mammal cell, there are approximately ten to twenty thousand different functioning protein varieties.  For a cell to be healthy, these proteins need to be healthy first. For this reason, the existence of intracellular quality control mechanisms …

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