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heat-shock protein 70

A class of molecular chaperones found in both prokaryotes and in several compartments of eukaryotic cells. These proteins can interact with polypeptides during a variety of assembly processes in such a way as to prevent the formation of nonfunctional structures.
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  • heat-shock proteins 70
  • heat shock proteins 70
  • heat shock protein 70 family
  • HSP70 family
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