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Albany 2019: 20th Conversation - Abstracts

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Conversation 20
June 11-15 2019
Adenine Press (2019)

Protein folding and dynamics in and out of the cytoplasm

Martin Gruebele, University of Illinois, will describe how the quinary interactions, sticking and crowding affect protein folding and protein-protein interactions in the cytoplasm. Trends from conflicting pressures of sticking and crowding will be unraveled by comparing in-cell with in vitro experiments, and new techniques to examine protein-protein interaction dynamics and thermodynamics inside cells reveal important differences to in vitro assays. Systems range from metabolic enzymes, to loose protein clusters, to the spliceosome.

Martin Gruebele

Dept of Chemistry
Univ of Illinois
600 South Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801

Email: mgruebel@illinois.edu