Concept #1: Chaperone Proteins

Practice: Heat shock protein 70 (HSP70), a chaperone protein found in many organisms, is one of the most highly conserved proteins in all of biology. Which of the following statements about HSP70 is true?

Practice: Which statement best describes how chaperones perform their function?

Practice: Which statement most accurately characterizes the effect of high temperatures (>50˚C) on protein folding?

Practice: Which of the following statements is false concerning Heat shock protein 60 (HSP60), a chaperonin protein.