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Scissors? A truck? Or BOTH? Moonlighting proteins can do it all

Proteins are the molecular machines that perform millions of different jobs throughout the body. Everything we do requires specific kinds of proteins, from cutting molecules into smaller pieces when we digest our food, to carrying oxygen from

Intracellular/surface proteins in pathogens: Another purpose in another place?

Bacteria use proteins on their surface to interact with host cells and tissues during infection. Proteins on the bacterial cell surface can also be good targets for developing new vaccines. The significance of surface proteins prompted many