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Emerging fields in chaperone proteins: A French workshop

By Elisabetta Mileo, Marianne Ilbert, Alessandro Barducci, Patricia Bordes, Marie-Pierre Castanie-Cornet, Cyrille Garnier, Pierre Genevaux, Reynald Gillet, Pierre Goloubinoff, Françoise Ochsenbein, Gilbert Richarme, Chantal Lobbi-Nivol, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Brigitte Gontero and Olivier GENEST

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International audienceThe "Bioenergetique et Ingenierie des Proteines (BIP)" laboratory, CNRS (France), organized its first French workshop on molecular chaperone proteins and protein folding in November 2017. The goal of this workshop was to gather scientists working in France on chaperone proteins and protein folding. This initiative was a great success with excellent talks and fruitful discussions. The highlights were on the description of unexpected functions and post-translational regulation of known molecular chaperones (such as Hsp90, Hsp33, SecB, GroEL) and on state-of-the-art methods to tackle questions related to this theme, including Cryo-electron microscopy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR), simulation and modeling. We expect to organize a second workshop in two years that will include more scientists working in France in the chaperone field

Topics: Chaperone proteins, Multifunctionality, Plasticity, Folding/misfolding, Aggregation, Structural dynamics, [SDV.GEN]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Genetics, [SDV.BBM.BC]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Biomolecules [q-bio.BM]
Publisher: 'Elsevier BV'
Year: 2018
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.biochi.2018.06.004
OAI identifier: oai:HAL:hal-01863220v1
Provided by: HAL Descartes
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