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Protein Stability Research: 2.0 Edition

A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Biophysics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 25 August 2024 | Viewed by 107

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Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, HUN-REN Research Centre for Natural Sciences, 1117 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: protein bioinformatics; protein stability; intrinsically disordered proteins; protein structure; protein structure modeling; protein dynamics; molecular dynamics simulation; protein conformation; computational structural biology; structural bioinformatics; drug design; structure based drug design
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Dear Colleagues,

Stability is an essential property of protein structures. It can be of crucial importance for the function or regulation of specific proteins. Changing the stability of protein complexes can be a driving force in regulation and communication pathways. Mutations that alter the stability of a protein can lead to diseases through various mechanisms, like diminished function or protein aggregation. Folding intermediates and molten globules can be stabilized by external helping agents, and post-translational modifications can also influence protein stability as a regulation method. A wide repository of experimental and theoretical methods can deal with the problem of protein stability. As Guest Editor of the “Protein Stability Research: 2.0 Edition” Special Issue, I would like to invite you to contribute original articles or reviews related to protein stability.

Dr. Csaba Magyar
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • protein stability
  • protein degradation
  • conformational stability and flexibility
  • thermodynamic stability of proteins
  • mutation-induced changes in protein stability
  • stability of oligomeric proteins
  • stability of protein complexes
  • thermal adaptation of protein structures
  • protein aggregation
  • molten globules
  • heat shock proteins
  • chaperones

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