News tagged with molecular structure
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New research at The University of Nottingham aimed at preventing harmful blood clots associated with heart disease and stroke has recently received a major funding boost from the British Heart Foundation.
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Sleeping sickness kills tens of thousands of people in Africa each year. Current chemotherapies are subject to various limitations, including resistance. Rhodesain, an enzyme of the parasites that cause this ...
Cancer May 17, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Working with lab mice models of multiple sclerosis (MS), UC Davis scientists have detected a novel molecular target for the design of drugs that could be safer and more effective than current FDA-approved ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- An international team of scientists, led by the University of Sydney, has found the molecular structure in the body which functions as our 'shock absorber'.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic chemical widely used in the making of plastic products ranging from bottles and food can linings to toys and water supply lines. When these plastics degrade, BPA is released ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
A team of scientists from the Scripps Research Institute, collaborating with members of the drug discovery company Receptos, has created the first high-resolution virtual image of cellular structures called ...
Medical research Feb 16, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Yale scientists have discovered the molecular pathway by which maternally inherited deafness appears to occur: Mitochondrial DNA mutations trigger a signaling cascade, resulting in programmed ...
Medical research Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The massive Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) unveiled Sept. 5 reveals a human genome vastly more rich and complex than envisioned even a decade ago. In a key supporting paper published in the journal Nature, the lab of ...
Genetics Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
The well-being of living cells requires specialized squads of proteins that maintain order. Degraders chew up worn-out proteins, recyclers wrap up damaged organelles, and-most importantly-DNA repair crews ...
Medical research Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A significant breakthrough has been made by scientists at The University of Manchester towards developing an effective treatment for neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Medical research Apr 10, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Iowa have worked out the exact function of an enzyme that is critical for normal muscle structure and is involved in several muscular dystrophies. The findings, which were published Jan. 6 ...
Medical research Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Structure of a bond formed by two proteins critical for hearing and balance described for the first time
Researchers have mapped the precise 3-D atomic structure of a thin protein filament critical for cells in the inner ear and calculated the force necessary to pull it apart.
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have identified a potential drug therapy for a premature ageing disease that affects children causing them to age up to eight times as fast as the usual rate.
Genetics Nov 02, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
The molecular structure of a protein involved in Alzheimer's disease and the surprising discovery that it binds cholesterol could lead to new therapeutics for the disease, Vanderbilt University ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 31, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a joint study, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and Harvard University's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have established a new class of anti-diabetic compound that targets a unique molecular switch.
Medical research Sep 04, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |