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UniProt release 2014_07 - Jul 9, 2014

Lark or owl? PER3 is the answer | Cross-references to CCDS and GeneReviews | UniParc cross-references with protein and gene names

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Protein Spotlight

two's company
August 2014

Pairing up is sometimes paramount to life. On the molecular scale, dimerization in our bodies is at the heart of many fundamental biological processes, such as the transduction of signals from the outside of a cell to the inside for instance…


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