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JBC paper of the week

In the second week of April, Immacolata Venditto´s article on Cel5B was published by The Journal of Biological Chemistry and nominated as The Paper of the Week.
JBC art cover of Cel5B

JBC is published by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and The Papers of the Week are selected by JBC Associate Editors and Editorial Board Members as representing the top 2% of JBC papers in overall importance. The papers are accompanied by a brief summary that explains the findings of the paper and why it was chosen for this honor.  In addition, the cover art of the issue reporting Immacolata´s publication shows the structure of the trimodular endo-beta-1,4-glucanase B (BhCel5B) from Bacillus halodurans.

This work truly is a WallTraC publication as it results from the collaboration of the groups of Carlos Fontes (U.Lisbon), Harry Gilbert (U.Newcastle) and Paul Knox (U.Leeds).

You can hear Prof Fontes and Prof Gilbert talk about the main findings presented in the paper here.

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