Date of Award

5-1-2019

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Department

Chemistry

First Advisor

Du, Zhihua

Abstract

Human Caprin-1 and Caprin-2 are prototypic members of the caprin (cytoplasmic activation/proliferation-associated protein) protein family. Vertebrate caprin proteins contain two highly conserved homologous regions (HR1 and HR2) and C-terminal RGG motifs. Drosophila caprin (dCaprin) shares HR1 and RGG motifs but lacks HR2. Caprin-1 and Caprin-2 have important and non-redundant functions. The detailed molecular mechanisms of their actions remain largely unknown.

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