News tagged with endosomes
Exit discovered in cellular garbage truck: Immersed in the inner workings of a highly selective refuse collection
At the University of Geneva (UNIGE), the team led by Professor Jean Gruenberg has long been interested in the movement of lysosomes, the sub-compartments of cells to where endocytic vesicles deliver their waste content and ...
Medical research May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study finds that two genes individually associated with rare autism-related disorders are also jointly linked to more general forms of autism. The finding suggests a new genetic pathway to investigate ...
Genetics Mar 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) are a potent new drug class that can silence a disease-causing gene, but delivering them to a target cell can be challenging. An innovative delivery approach that dramatically ...
Medical research Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
In a study just published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr Ulrike Eggert et al. demonstrated that the drug Prazosin inhibits endocytic sorting.
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from the University of Utah School of Medicine have discovered that a mouse protein called IFITM3 contributes to the body's defense against some types of viral infections by binding to an enzyme responsible for ...
Immunology Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A diametric shift in the levels of two proteins involved in folding, moving and cutting other proteins enables accumulation of the destructive brain plaque found in Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.
Medical research Dec 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Sluggish recycling of a protein-slicing enzyme could promote Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published online on November 21 in The Journal of Cell Biology.
Medical research Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0