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King and collaborators publish in Communications Biology

A new article published in the journal Communications Biology is the result of a collaborative endeavor from Matthew King, assistant professor of chemistry, with colleagues from University of Washington, University of Missouri, Michigan State University and Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine. The article emerged from the research efforts of recently funded National Institutes of Health research grant of which Ken Fujise from the University of Washington was the principal investigator. The research studies the interaction of the fortilin protein with concomitant functional proteins affecting atherosclerosis and other vascular diseases.

The abstract and full article, “Fortilin interacts with TGF-β1 and prevents TGF-β receptor activation” can be read online.