News tagged with transport protein
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) significantly improves muscle function – down to the muscle fibre level – in postmenopausal women, a new study published today in The Journal of Physiology shows.
Medical research Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The blood-brain barrier (BBB) prevents most large or hydrophilic (polar) molecules from getting into the brain. For many neurological diseases, like Parkinson's, the presence of the BBB ...
Medical research Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to obtain detailed images of the way in which the transport protein GLUT transports sugars into cells. Since tumours are highly dependent on ...
Cancer Apr 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered how a protein within the malaria parasite is essential to its survival as it develops inside a mosquito. They believe their findings identify this protein as a potential new target for drug treatments ...
Medical research Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The latest research into the intricate processes that let substances into and out of cells will help to lay the foundations for the next generation of therapies for major diseases.
Medical research Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research led by Minghao Jin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence, has found a protein that protects retinal photoreceptor ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New insights into sperms' swimming skills shed light on male infertility, which affects one in 20 men, and could provide a new avenue to the development of a male contraceptive pill.
Genetics Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have been trying to explain the causes of diabetes for many years. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and Novo Nordisk A/S have now shown that the increased activity of one particular ...
Diabetes Sep 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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
Vitamin B12 is essential to human health. However, some people have inherited conditions that leave them unable to process vitamin B12. As a result they are prone to serious health problems, including developmental delay, ...
Genetics Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a process akin to belling an infinitesimal cat, scientists have managed to tag a protein that regulates the neurotransmitter serotonin with tiny fluorescent beads, allowing them to track the movements of ...
Neuroscience Jun 28, 2012 | 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
Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) have discovered a key mechanism responsible for selectively degrading aggregates of ubiquitinated proteins from the cell. Their findings indicate that ...
Medical research Nov 07, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Researchers have identified an unconventional path that may correct the defect underlying cystic fibrosis, according to a report in the September 2nd issue of the journal Cell. This new treatment dramatically extends the li ...
Medical research Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Advances in research into Alzheimer's disease: transporter proteins at the blood CSF barrier and vitamin D may help prevent amyloid β build up in the brain
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
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