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March 23, 2023jessica-sacher
Phage defense Research paper

Justin M. Jenson et al. published a new paper in Nature entitled Ubiquitin-like Conjugation by Bacterial cGAS Enhances Anti-phage Defence. In the paper, the authors show that Cap2 forms a thioester bond with the C-terminal glycine of cGAS and promotes conjugation of cGAS to target proteins in a process that resembles ubiquitination.

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