Tag Archives: protein

Drugs used to overcome cancer may also combat antibiotic resistance: McMaster researchers

Drugs used to overcome cancer may also combat antibiotic resistance: McMaster researchers – The pharmaceutical sector has made a big investment in targeting kinases proteins, so there are a lot of compounds and drugs out there that, although they were …

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Scientists Fixate on Ric-8 to Understand Trafficking of Popular Drug Receptor Targets

Scientists Fixate on Ric-8 to Understand Trafficking of Popular Drug Receptor Targets – Half the drugs used today target a single class of proteins – and now scientists have identified an important molecular player critical to the proper workings of …

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Spliced and diced RNA

Biomolecular NMR experts in Germany have discovered how the U2AF protein facilitates the process of splicing used by cells to make the correct template for RNA transcription and the subsequent expression of proteins. More on this in my column on …

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Unnatural chemicals

‘Unnatural’ chemical allows Salk researchers to watch protein action in brain cells – Researchers at the Salk Institute have been able to genetically incorporate "unnatural" amino acids, such as those emitting green fluorescence, into neural stem cells, which then differentiate …

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This week’s chemistry news – Slinn Pickings

Berkeley Lab Researchers Apply NMR/MRI to Microfluidic Chromatography – By pairing an award-winning remote-detection version of NMR/MRI technology with a unique version of chromatography specifically designed for microfluidic chips, researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National …

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This week’s chemistry news – Slinn Pickings

Quantum leap: Magnetic properties of a single proton directly observed for the first time – Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and the Helmholtz Institute Mainz, together with their colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg …

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