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A Stressful Situation

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Science  15 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5793, pp. 1564-1566
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5793.1564

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Summary

When unfolded proteins amass, they stress the cell's endoplasmic reticulum. This ER stress is now being linked to diabetes, cancer, neurodegeneration, and other ills. (Read more.)