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The Proteasome and Protein Regulation


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The proteasome is a large molecular machine that plays an important role in recycling and regulating cellular proteins. It degrades proteins by chopping them up into small pieces.

Curriculum Connections:

AP Biology (2015)
3.A.1.c; 3.B.1.c; 4.A.1.a

IB Biology (2016)
2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3, 6.6, 7.1, 7.2, 9.3, 10.1

NGSS (April 2013)
HS-LS1-1 (LS1.A)

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