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Contact: Heather Buschman, Ph.D.
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute


Caption: This is the newly discovered 3-D structure of HNF-4alpha, a protein mutated in a rare, inherited form of diabetes. The structure revealed new pockets that could be targeted with therapeutic drugs aimed at alleviating the disease.

Credit: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

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