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Stress proteins

What is the function of "stress" proteins under heat shock conditions and how is this related to their function under normal conditions? I explain the mechanism underlying their actions in the cell.

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Stress proteins, some of which are heat shock proteins (HSPs), are a group of proteins that are present in all cells. They are induced when a cell undergoes environmental stress like heat, cold and oxygen deprivation. These proteins are also present in cells under normal conditions, ...

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Stress proteins are defined.