Short disordered protein segment regulates cross-species transmission of a yeast prion

April 13th, 2020 by Toshinobu Shida

Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 13 April 2020; doi:10.1038/s41589-020-0516-y

The side chain interaction within the short disordered segment of yeast prion protein Sup35 could affect the conformation of the main chain, alter the transmission barrier between species and regulate its cross-seeding activity.
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