• That image up top is merely part of the map. Any individual protein interaction can lead to disease if it goes wrong. Genetics is wonderful, but proteins are the products of genes, and they are what does the results in the cell.
  • The study gathered proteins from yeast, amoeba, sea anemones, flies, worms, sea urchins, frogs, mice and humans. According to the study, the new map has exponentially increased the number of identified protein interactions.
  • The study will be published in Nature. ""For me the highlight of the study is its sheer scale. We have tripled the number of protein interactions for every species," said one author of the study.

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