proteasome

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proteasome

[′prōd·ē·ə‚sōm]
(biochemistry)
A large proteolytic particle found in the cytoplasm and nucleus of all eukaryotic cells that is the site for degradation of most intracellular proteins.
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The activity of the ubiquitin proteasome system (UPS) can directly alter the plasticity of the PSD [21, 22].
Zhang, "Regulation of the Nrf2-Keap1 antioxidant response by the ubiquitin proteasome system: an insight into cullin-ring ubiquitin ligases," Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, vol.
In other words, the nuclear autoantibodies of scleroderma require the intervention of a toxic substance to be processed by the ubiquitin proteasome system [19].
Therefore, the findings of this study provide novel insights into the role of the ubiquitin proteasome system (UPS) and specially the PA28 proteins, in regulating the microvascular injury in diabetes.

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