We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Advertisement

Atomic Structure of 'Cold' Receptor Uncovered Aiding Therapeutic Targeting

News   Dec 11, 2017 | Original story from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)

 
Atomic Structure of 'Cold' Receptor Uncovered Aiding Therapeutic Targeting

The TRPM8 ion channel (blue and white in center) is embedded in the outer membrane of cells, and is able to sense cold temperatures on the outside (the top half of the image), and communicate this information to the warm cellular interior (lower half of the image). Credit: Image by Gabe Lander and Graham Johnson

 
 
Advertisement
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Anemone Produce Toxins That Have Pharmacological Potential

News

Researchers based in Brazil and the United States have completed the first-ever mapping exercise to profile the toxins produced by tube-dwelling anemones, or cerianthids, a family of marine animals. The analysis revealed that the toxins that can act on the nervous system, cardiovascular system, and cell walls, among other functions, paving the way to the discovery of novel medications.

READ MORE

Can We Use Vocal Biomarkers To Diagnose COVID-19?

News

Mayo Clinic is collaboarting with Vocalis Health to research and develop new voice-based tools for screening, detecting and monitoring patient health.

READ MORE

“Switch” Improves Control of Research's Old Detection Friends

News

Streptavidin and biotin, form a very strong and specific interaction that is invaluable for many biotechnological applications used in science and medicine.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Analysis & Separations Informatics

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE