Preclinical Alpha Synuclein Model Developed

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Horizon and the Michael J Fox foundation have teamed up to generate a preclinical animal model of parkinson's disease.

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New Crystal Structure of (Ph)PINK1 Aids Understanding of Early Onset Parkinson’s

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Scientists have determined the crystal structure of PhPINK1 bound to it's substrate ubiquitin. Mutations of PINK1 are associated with early onset Parkinson's disease and it is expected that this information will help the design of Parkinson's therapeutics.

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What is a Biopharmaceutical?

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This infographic is designed to provide an overview of the different types of biopharmaceuticals, with a specific emphasis on monoclonal antibodies.

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Types of Biosensors and Evolving Applications: Glucose Monitoring to Personalized Health

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Since its origins in the 1960s, the biosensors field has grown to encompass a wide range of sensors, from enzyme-based to immunosensors to DNA biosensors. Along with this, a diverse set of applications have flourished, with biosensors finding roles in food safety, medical diagnostics, and environmental analysis to name just a few.

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Diagnosing Immunity to Ebola With Paper Tests & Smartphones

Diagnosing Immunity to Ebola With Paper Tests & Smartphones

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A promising new approach to detect immunity to Ebola virus infection has been developed by researchers from i-sense in a collaboration between UCL and Imperial College London.

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"Buck-Naked" Barley Gets New Lease of Life
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Researchers are giving an ancient grain a new life: this barley is naked, but not in an indecent way.

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All in a Droplet: Atomic Resolution of ALS Protein Resolved
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Researchers have described atom-by-atom changes in a family of proteins linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a group of brain disorders known as frontotemporal dementia and degenerative diseases of muscle and bone.

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Meteorite Dust Charts History of the Solar System
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Using a state-of-the-art mass spectrometer to measure the titanium isotopes in supernova SiC grains, scientists have been able to test theoretical calculations about the origins of the solar system.

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