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Special Issue "Protein Ubiquitination"
A special issue of Cells (ISSN 2073-4409).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 March 2014).
Plant Stress Physiology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
Interests: ubiquitin proteasome pathway; E3 ligases; stress physiology; vitamin B6 metabolism
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Special Issue in Cells: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Stress Responses
Since the discovery of the ubiquitin proteasome pathway in the late 1970’s, tremendous progress has been accomplished in understanding its mechanism, and revealing its conserved nature across the different eukaryotic kingdoms. The pathway functions as one of the major regulatory switches in the cell and affects a broad range of processes such as cell division, transcriptional activity, stress responses and transport processes. Although the pathway is often mainly connected with degradation of ubiquitylated proteins, it also has major impact in controlling activity and subcellular localization of proteins, independently of proteolysis.
This Special Issue will provide an Open Access opportunity to publish research work and review articles related to the ubiquitin proteasome pathway, and to offer comprehensive new insights into current developments of this exciting and important research field.
Dr. Hanjo Hellmann
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- ubiquitin chain
- 26S proteasome
- protein stability
- protein localization
- E3 ligases
- cellular regulation
- signal transduction