'Jekyll and Hyde' protein linked to type 1 diabetes

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Researchers are a step closer to establishing the link between a protein with a split personality and type 1 diabetes.

New research, published today in the journalĀ PNAS, shows how a protein, called GAD65, changes its shape when it turns itself on and off. Curiously, this characteristic may also link it to type 1 diabetes.

Period10 Jun 2014

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  • GAD65
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Protein dynamics