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Author: Y Verdier (18)


Aug
2017

Endogenous viral elements derived from nonretroviral RNA viruses have been described in various animal genomes. Whether they have a biological function, such as host immune protection against related viruses, is a field of intense study. Here, we investigated the repertoire of endogenous flaviviral elements (EFVEs) in Aedes mosquitoes, the vectors of arboviruses such as dengue and chikungunya viruses.

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Nov
2015

Nonenzymatic deamidation of asparaginyl residues can occur spontaneously under physiological conditions principally when a glycyl residue is at the carboxyl side of Asn and leads to formation of aspartyl and isoaspartyl residues. This modification can change the biological activity of proteins or peptides and trigger an auto-immune response. The α-lactalbumins of members of the Camelidae family are the only of described α-lactalbumins that carry two AsnGly sequences.

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May
2015

Tau is a central player in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related Tauopathies, where it is found as aggregates in degenerating neurons. Abnormal post-translational modifications, such as truncation, are likely involved in the pathological process. A major step forward in understanding the role of Tau truncation would be to identify the precise cleavage sites of the several truncated Tau fragments that are observed until now in AD brains, especially those truncated at the N-terminus, which are less characterized than those truncated at the C-terminus.

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