torsin

torsin

(tōr'sin),
Protein associated with DYT1 gene, an idiopathic generalized dystonia.
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The AAA+protein torsin A interacts with a conserved domain Present in LAP1 and novel ER protein.
Standaert's team at CNET, is to re-engineer existing drugs with a known history of use that activate the Torsin system with the potential to ameliorate PD at a causative level.
Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Protein Chaperones and Protection from Neurodegenerative Diseases addresses the chaperone and anti-chaperone properties of various proteins such as alpha-synuclein, Hsp70, Hsp104, and Hsc90, Chaperonin and TRiC; ER stress and chaperone production; as well as emerging areas such as torsin A and its possible role in neurodegeneration -and all from both research and clinical perspectives.