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T cells aren't as simple as you might think. Some attack infections and keep us healthy.
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A genetic study has found some surprising similarities in humans and sharks regarding the way proteins in both function, U.S. researchers say.
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Successful applicants must have a strong background in Biochemistry and a strong interest in structure-function relationships of proteins.
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Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have discovered that the skin is capable of communicating with the liver.
22 hrs ago | Science Blog
The body is structured to ensure that any invading organisms have a tough time reaching the brain, an organ obviously critical to survival.
Yesterday | Nucleic Acids Research
Agents targeting human Top2s are clinically active anticancer drugs whose trapping of Top2-mediated DNA breakage effectively induces genome fragmentation and cell death.
Yeast has a somewhat complicated love life: on the one hand, a mother cell can produce genetically identical daughter cells through mitosis ; on the other hand, yeast cells, who exist in two different mating types, are able to fuse with cells of the other mating type, thereby combining two different sets of genes.
A UConn research team has found a way to stabilize hemoglobin, the oxygen carrier protein in the blood, a discovery that could lead to the development of stable vaccines and affordable artificial blood substitutes.
University of Cambridge researchers have shown that viruses use aphids as pawns, discouraging the insects from permanently settling on already-infected crops and using this forced migration to spread infection to healthy vegetation.
Despite widespread fascination with sharks, the world's oldest ocean predators have long been a genetic mystery.
Correspondence: Professor J Gomez-Cambronero, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Wright State University School Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA.
Crt is a soluble ER luminal Mr 46 kDa protein and Cnx is a Mr 67 kDa ER membrane protein."
Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from , "Therefore it is worthwhile studying its genomic traits.
In a technical tour de force, UC San Francisco scientists have determined, at near-atomic resolution, the structure of a protein that plays a central role in the perception of pain and heat.
Ultragenyx Announces Initiation of Phase 1/2 Study of Recombinant Human Beta-Glucuronidase in Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 7 NOVATO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., a biotechnology company, today announced the dosing of the first patient in a Phase 1/2 study of recombinant human beta-glucuronidase for MPS 7, in Manchester, UK.
The measurement of reliable Cu protein binding affinities requires competing reference ligands with similar binding strengths; however, the literature on such reference ligands is not only sparse but often conflicting.