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The prion protein (PrP(C)) is implicated in the spongiform encephalopathies in mammals, and it is known to bind Cu(II) at the N-terminal region. The region around His111 has been proposed to be key(More)
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is one of the most common chronic diseases, affecting over 300 million people worldwide. One of the hallmarks of T2D is the presence of amyloid deposits of human islet amyloid(More)
The prion protein coordinates copper with high affinity in the regions encompassing residues 92-99 (GGGTHSQW) and 106-115 (KTNMKHMAGA). Cu(II) binding to these sites involves the coordination of the(More)
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