Contact: Vanessa McMains
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Caption: Caption: Rhomboid proteases "stop and frisk" all protein "prey" in the membrane indiscriminately. The rhomboid protease cuts slowly so that stable proteins can escape from being cut, but too slow unstable proteins get the chop.
Credit: Credit: Sin Urban lab
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