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Synthetic Bacterial Amyloids 0.00/5 (0 Review )

Amyloids are stable protein assemblies that regulate phenotypes and enable their epigenetic inheritance. However, when they are the outcome of protein misfolding, amyloids can trigger diseases (i.e., human neurodegenerative and systemic amyloidosis). We create, through bottom-up Synthetic Biology, bio-resources based on bacterial amyloids with two major aims: i) understanding the molecular determinants of the shift between function and toxicity in natural amyloids; and ii) generating new devices based on amyloids as constructive resources in Biotechnology and Biomedicine.

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