Protein: Ubiquitin

Artist: Minhazur Sarker

Garbage: it’s all around us, even in our body! Ubiquitin is a special protein that functions to eliminate the proteins we do not need anymore.  A link, via a covalent attachment,  joins ubiquitin proteins together and when 4 are strung together, they move the garbage protein to a proteasome, which runs the process of destruction.

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