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Proteasome Regulatory Particle

Caption: Berkeley researchers have provided the most detailed look ever at the "regulatory particle" used by proteasomes to identify and degrade proteins that have been marked for destruction. The particle is organized into two sub-complexes, a "lid" and a "base."

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