News tagged with transmembrane protein

New family of proteins linked to major role in cancer

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have described a new family of proteins that appear to play a key role in cancer and might be targets for future cancer drugs. A major new study in the journal Nature sets out the structure of the ...

Dec 01, 2013
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When DNA is out of place

When DNA that turns up in the wrong place in mammalian cells, the innate immune system reacts by secreting interferons. The structure and mode of action of the enzyme that mediates this response have now been elucidated.

Jun 04, 2013
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Understanding human transmembrane signalling

(Medical Xpress) -- New international collaborative research led by Stanford University, the University of Michigan and involving Trinity College Dublin recently published in Nature, increases our unders ...

Oct 13, 2011
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