Protein Homeostasis

Maintenance of protein homeostasis is a critical function of the cell, and disruptions of this process contribute to the development of numerous diseases, including cancer.1-3 Ubiquitination and degradation of proteins is a key component of protein homeostasis, and proteins involved in this process, including E3 ubiquitin ligases, are increasingly being investigated as therapeutic targets.2,3

Celgene is developing cancer treatments directed at key biological pathways in protein homeostasis.

Pursuing Next-Generation Therapies That Target Critical Pathways in Protein Homeostasis

References

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