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  • Of CAT tails and protein translation by-products | Reducing redundancy in proteomes | Retirement of UniProt Metagenomic and Environmenta...
    UniProt release 2015_04

  • Regulation of translation initiation through folding | New proteomics mapping files | New FTP repository for reference proteomes | UniPa...
    UniProt release 2015_03

  • Mosquitoes prefer human
    UniProt release 2015_02

  • Thalidomide, the pharmacological version of yin and yang | Cross-references to DEPOD, MoonProt and Proteomes
    UniProt release 2015_01


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Protein spotlight

taming genes

Some mistakes turn out to be beneficial. And life, or its survival, has always thrived on them. Add a few mutations to a genome, drench it in time, and you have the driving force of evolution. Transposons - these bits of DNA that are able to skip along genomes - are just one kind of mutation that has contributed hugely towards life's unfolding…