Irina Bezsonova Gallery

Image created in response to Inktober prompt STUCK

October 12, 2022


Sometimes proteins get stuck to each other and form highly regular amyloid structures instead of folding into their native shape. Here are amyloids from pancreatic islets that may cause Type 2 diabetes.

PDB structure used in this illustration: 6Y1A

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