News tagged with molecular structure
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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 |
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 |
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 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 |
University of Alberta led research may have discovered how memories are encoded in our brains.
Neuroscience Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Depression takes a substantial toll on brain health. Brain imaging and post-mortem studies provide evidence that the wealth of connections in the brain are reduced in individuals with depression, with the result of impaired ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A new broad range antibiotic, developed jointly by scientists at The Rockefeller University and Astex Pharmaceuticals, has been found to kill a wide range of bacteria, including drug-resistant Staphylococcus (MRSA) bacter ...
Medications Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
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 |
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 |
(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 |
Collaborating researchers at Stanford University and The Scripps Research Institute have identified chemical compounds that show promise as potential therapeutics for a set of medical conditions caused by the abnormal clumping ...
Medical research Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Chinese researchers achieved a major breakthrough in the race to battle influenza by using NVIDIA Tesla GPUs to create the world's first computer simulation of a whole H1N1 influenza virus at the atomic level.
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Male infertility could soon have a boost through new treatments at a sub-DNA 'epigenetic' level, according to researchers from The Australian National University.
Genetics Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |