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Stowers Institute for Medical Research

ATF6 Alpha: Master Regulator Pprotein

Caption: At the first hint of a cellular crisis triggered by the accumulation of misfolded and clumped proteins, ATF6 alpha springs into action and recruits a fleet of co-activators to assist in target gene activation.

Credit: Illustration: Mary O'Reilly, Ph.D., O'Reilly Science Art

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