Asked • 07/18/19

Do chaperone proteins misfold?

If molecular chaperone proteins assist in the folding process of other proteins and misfolded proteins, can chaperone themselves misfold since they are also proteins? What would happen if chaperones misfolded? Can they misfold at all? Why or why not?

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Ryan W. answered • 07/18/19

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