4 Challenges in Proteome Analysis

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Proteomics is a rapidly expanding field, aided by improvements in instrumentation accuracy and sensitivity, size and affordability. Whilst it is a valuable tool in the quest for improved understanding, diagnosis and treatment, a number of areas are proving problematic. In this list, we will discuss some of the challenges that researchers come up against in proteome analysis.

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Magnetic MicroRNAs Could Help Treat Incontinence

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An unlikely combination of magnets and MicroRNAs might be a novel treatment for constipation and incontinence patients.

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Longevity Protein Could Help Treat Diabetes

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beta-Klotho, a protein that regulates longevity, could have therapeutic potential for diabetes and obesity.

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Next Generation Sequencing Takes a Leap Forward in 2018

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We spoke to Thermo Fisher Scientific's Andy Felton to find out more about the latest advancements in Next Generation Sequencing.

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The War on Plastics: Is It Too Little Too Late?

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With UK Prime Minister Theresa May announcing today that UK supermarkets must have a plastic free aisle as part of her government’s 25-year environmental improvement plan, it is the latest in a line of reforms seeking to reduce the harmful plastic contamination that has become a worldwide scourge.

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All in a Droplet: Atomic Resolution of ALS Protein Resolved

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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Artificial Enzyme Can Catalyze Reactions
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Artificial Biology has taken a step forward as a study shows the catalytic ability of a synthetic enzyme.

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Possible Biomarker to Identify Who Would Benefit from Immunotherapy
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While immunotherapy has made a big impact on cancer treatment, the fact remains that only about a quarter of patients respond to these treatments. In a new study, researchers examined tissue samples from melanoma and ovarian cancer patients treated with immunotherapies and found a link between the percentage of antigen-presenting cells expressing PD-L1 and an objective clinical response to treatment.

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Protein's Role in Mitochondrial Metabolism Identified
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EXD2, a protein previously thought to be localised to the nucleus, has a key role in the production of proteins by mitochondria.

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