Breaking up the Superbugs’ Party|
Friday, August 16, 2013
The fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs has taken a step forward thanks to a new discovery by scientists.
Protein that Delays Cell Division in Bacteria may Lead to the Identification of New Antibiotics
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Scientists have worked out how two bacterial strains delay cell division when food is abundant.
Neutron Studies of HIV Inhibitors Reveal New Areas for Improvement in Drug Design
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The findings will provide the basis for the design of a new generation of more effective pharmaceuticals to address issues such as drug resistance.
Secret Life of a Cancer-Related Protein Revealed by 3D Structure
Monday, August 12, 2013
Like a fireman who becomes an arsonist, a protein that prevents cells becoming cancerous can also cause tumours.
Wistar Scientists Decipher Structure of NatA, an Enzyme Complex that Modifies Most Human Proteins
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
A team of researchers has determined the structure of an enzyme complex that modifies one end of most human proteins and is made at elevated levels in numerous forms of cancer.
Researchers Get Close-Up View of Water Pores Needed in the Eye's Lens
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
NIH-funded study of aquaporins could hold clues to cataract.
Rigaku and Emerald Bio Announce Strategic Alliance
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Partnership to broaden customer solutions in protein crystallography.
Structural Insights into Central Hypertension Regulation by Human Aminopeptidase A
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
This study determined the crystal structures of APA complexed with different ligands and calcium.
Oregon team Charts New Understanding of Actin Filament Growth in Cells
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Biochemists have determined how tiny synthetic molecules disrupt an important actin-related molecular machine in cells and also the crystal structure of that machine when bound to a natural inhibitor.