Heat-shock factor

Heat-shock factor --> heat-shock proteins 70

(Science: cell biology, protein) a class of molecular chaperones found in both prokaryotes and in several compartments of eukaryotic cells. There is evidence that these proteins can interact with polypeptides during a variety of assembly processes in such a way as to prevent the formation of nonfunctional structures.

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