HeatShockProteins

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Creative Technology – CHEN 1000 Heat Shock Proteins Heat shock proteins are present in all cells, in all life forms. They are commonly known as HSPs, or stress proteins, because they appear when a cell is under stress. They also occur under non-stressful conditions, such as monitoring the cell’s proteins. They are often known as a chaperone protein, because they carry old proteins to be recycled, and help newly synthesized proteins fold properly. This is known as the heat-shock response, which is part of a cell’s own repair system. The function of the heat shock protein is similar in almost all living organisms, from bacteria to humans. These proteins are named according to their molecular weights, such as Hsp70, which is of particular interest to researchers in the study of getting the body to be able to identify and kill specific cells that are causing a disease, such as cancer. Heat shock proteins have been used in clinical studies with people with stage I/II melanoma, and there have been
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