News tagged with chaperone

Aging brains need 'chaperone' proteins

(Medical Xpress)—The word "chaperone" refers to an adult who keeps teenagers from acting up at a dance or overnight trip. It also describes a type of protein that can guard the brain against its own troublemakers: ...

Jan 30, 2014
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A single therapy slows multiple cancers

Targeting a single protein can help fight both breast cancers and leukemias, according to two reports published online on January 23 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Jan 23, 2012
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