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Ten Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nov 21 2016 Ten Rutgers professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS an honor conferred on 381 other experts in the U S and abroad The fellows ... - Read More

CRISPR-Gene Editing Breakthrough Expert

Lidong Qin Ph D Professor of Nanomedicine Institute for Academic MedicineFull Member Research InstituteHouston MethodistWeill Cornell Medical College Dr Qin received his Ph D in Chemistry from Northwestern University Evanston Illinois and completed a postdoctoral ... - Read More

Arginine Study Contributes to Understanding of Cell Membrane Properties

Nov 18 2016 FAYETTEVILLE Ark – New research at the University of Arkansas shows that arginine – one of 20 common amino acids – does not change its positive charge when inserted into the lipid ... - Read More

Argonne Radioisotopes Have Potential for Medical Diagnosis and Treatment

are essential to nuclear medicine In an effort to return to a stable mass isotopes known as radioisotopes emit radiation that can damage diseased tissue and can be traced in certain environments making them useful ... - Read More

Researchers Identify Enzyme That Removes Molecular Modifications From Transfer RNA

New research by scientists from the University of Chicago demonstrates that the mammalian enzyme ALKBH1 can remove molecular modifications from transfer RNA causing a measurable effect on protein translation in the cell The study published ... - Read More

Understanding the Delayed Response to Antidepressants

Oct 12 2016 Depression is a mental illness that affects how a person feels thinks and handles daily activities Antidepressants are prescribed to alleviate the symptoms of depression and help the brain process and use ... - Read More

Scientists Rev Up Speed of Bionic Enzyme Reactions

Oct 10 2016 Bionic enzymes got a needed boost in speed thanks to new research at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab By pairing a noble metal with a natural enzyme ... - Read More

Snake Venom Composition Could Be Related to Hormones and Diet

Sep 29 2016 Many people are afraid of snakes but scientists are now revealing insights about their venoms that could give even ophidiophobes an appreciation for the animals One team has found that the proteins ... - Read More

Researchers Describe Key Protein Structure and a Drug Prototype That Could Assist Therapeutic Development

Sep 22 2016 Researchers from the University of Chicago have described the three dimensional atomic structure of an important cell receptor molecule linked to the development of several diseases including melanoma acute myeloid leukemia and ... - Read More

An Expanded Genetic Code Is Shown Phototoxic to Cells

as much as 100 times more than produced by the most reactive natural base under ultraviolet light Ultraviolet light can damage the natural bases in DNA but cells have mechanisms to repair most of the ... - Read More

Large Protein Nanocages Could Improve Drug Design and Delivery

Sep 17 2016 Using novel computational and biochemical approaches scientists have accurately designed and built from scratch 10 large protein icosahedra polyhedra with 20 faces similar to viral capsids that carry viral DNA The designed ... - Read More

Tips on Seeking a Thyroid Surgeon, How to Improve Cancer Immunotherapy, Drug Combination Shuts Down Tumor Growth in Aggressive Lung Cancer, and more in the Cancer News Source

in living cells Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have now achieved this by applying the popular DNA editing technique CRISPR Cas9 to RNA The study is published March 17 in ... - Read More

UNC Researchers Uncover How Kappa Opioid Receptors Drive Anxiety

Released 16 Mar 2016 2 30 PM EDTEmbargo expired 17 Mar 2016 12 00 PM EDTSource Newsroom University of North Carolina Health Care System more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available ... - Read More

UEA Scientists Pave Way for New Generation of Superbug Drugs

Released 18 Feb 2016 11 05 AM ESTEmbargo expired 22 Feb 2016 11 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom University of East Anglia Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature February ... - Read More

Biofuel tech straight from the farm

Nature's figured it out already how to best break down food into fuel Now scientists have caught up showing that fungi found in the guts of goats horses and sheep could help fill up your ... - Read More

Fluorescent biosensors light up high-throughput metabolic engineering

Synthetic biologists are learning to turn microbes and unicellular organisms into highly productive factories by re engineering their metabolism to produce valued commodities such as fine chemicals therapeutics and biofuels To speed up identification of ... - Read More

Doughnut-shaped holes of killer proteins observed for the first time

Spanish and German researchers have successfully seen for the first time the pores shaped like rings and crescent moons that the Bax protein perforates in mitochondrial membranes This advance has been achieved thanks to super ... - Read More

Chemical Cages: New Technique Advances Synthetic Biology

Released 11 Feb 2016 2 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom Arizona State University Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature CommunicationsFeb 12 2016 Living systems rely on a dizzying variety ... - Read More

Uncovering the Secrets of Elastin's Flexibility

including skin lungs and blood vessels These structures “assemble very rapidly ” Weiss says and this new research “helps us understand this assembly process ” A key part of the puzzle was the flexibility of ... - Read More

Scientists Take Key Step Toward Custom-Made Nanoscale Chemical Factories

a characteristic essential for future applications Aussignargues said “The engineered protein was also more stable than its natural counterpart which was a big surprise ” he said “You can treat it with things that normally ... - Read More
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