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What is folding?

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Alright, im a noob, what is folding?
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Also... I wouldn't use that term too freely. WT*.
Q: What is protein folding and how is folding linked to disease?

A: Proteins are biology's workhorses -- its "nanomachines." Before proteins can carry out these important functions, they assemble themselves, or "fold." The process of protein folding, while critical and fundamental to virtually all of biology, in many ways remains a mystery.


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