Arches. Photo by Daniel Chia
HOPES: Huntington's Outreach Project for Education, at Stanford
Nov
14
2010

co-chaperone

The role that one molecular chaperone plays in assisting another; for example, heat-shock protein 40 is a co-chaperone for heat-shock protein 70 because it assists in making direct links between heat-shock protein 70 and its target protein.