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Recent special issues

Discoidin domain receptors (DDR1 and DDR2)
Edited by Rafael Fridman, Gunjan Agarwal
Last update November 2019

Heat Shock Proteins: where, when, and how (BBA Collection)
A BBA collection curated by Scientific Editor Claudia Montefusco, PhD
Last update 1 October 2019

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: Amyloid Formation and Phase Separation
Edited by Samrat Mukhopadhyay
Last update October 2019

Cellular Aging and Senescence (BBA Collection)
A BBA collection curated by Scientific Editor Shazia Khan, PhD
Last update 18 September 2019

Recent advances in Biocatalysis and Biotransformations
Last update 6 September 2019

Post-Translational Modifications In Brain Health And Disease
Edited by Paula Moreira, Susana Cardoso, Sónia Correia, Cristina Carvalho
Last update 1 August 2019

15th European Symposium on Calcium
Edited by Jacques Haiech, Claus W. Heizmann, Joachim Krebs
Last update July 2019

Genetic and epigenetic regulation of aging and longevity
Edited by Jun Ren, Megan Yingmei Zhang
Last update 1 July 2019

Gene expression in bacterial development
Edited by Patrick Viollier
Last update July 2019

Novel functions of phospholipase A2
Edited by Makoto Murakami, Gerard Lambeau
Last update June 2019

Programmed Cell Death (BBA Collection)
A BBA collection curated by Scientific Editor Shazia Khan, PhD
Last update 7 March 2019

Iron: biochemical, biomedical, and biotechnological insights (BBA Collection)
A BBA collection curated by Scientific Editor Claudia Montefusco, PhD
Last update 18 December 2018

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