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Metabolic Proteins Relocate to Jump-Start an Embryo’s Genome
Metabolic Proteins Relocate to Jump-Start an Embryo’s Genome
News   Jan 13, 2017

To turn on its genome a mammalian embryo needs to relocate a group of proteins, researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered.

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New Theory for Explaining the Function of Proteins
New Theory for Explaining the Function of Proteins
News   Jan 13, 2017

A University of Arkansas chemist and his collaborator at North Carolina State University have developed a new theory for explaining how proteins and other biomolecules function based on movement and change of shape and structure rather than content.

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Researchers Shed New Light on the Functioning of Human Gut Bacteria
Researchers Shed New Light on the Functioning of Human Gut Bacteria
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers shed new light on the functioning of human gut bacteria, revealing how nutrients are transported into the bacterial cell. The researchers, led by Professor Bert van den Berg and Dr. David Bolam from the Institute of Cell and Molecular Biosciences at Newcastle University and with support from collaborators at Jacobs University Bremen, report on their findings today in Nature.

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Epigenetic Markers Influenced by Culture, Environment
Epigenetic Markers Influenced by Culture, Environment
News   Jan 12, 2017

UCSF researchers have genetic signatures that appear to reflect an ethnic groups' shared culture and environment.

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Researchers in Japan Have Discovered an Enzyme That Can Prevent Obesity in Mice
Researchers in Japan Have Discovered an Enzyme That Can Prevent Obesity in Mice
News   Jan 12, 2017

Researchers at the RIKEN-Max Planck Joint Research Center for Systems Chemical Biology in Japan have discovered an enzyme that can prevent obesity in mice.

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Protein Central to Immune Response Against Tuberculosis Bacteria Identified
Protein central to immune response against tuberculosis bacteria
News   Jan 12, 2017

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a protein that is central to the immune system’s ability to recognize and destroy the bacterium responsible for the global tuberculosis epidemic.

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Mayo Clinic Finds Protein That Weakens Sepsis Immune Reaction
Mayo Clinic Finds Protein That Weakens Sepsis Immune Reaction
News   Jan 12, 2017

Investigators at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida have identified a key molecule that, in mice, helps protect the body’s central nervous system against the runaway inflammation.

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Researchers Found That the Release of Histone Proteins Is Guided by Unwrapping DNA
Researchers Found That the Release of Histone Proteins Is Guided by Unwrapping DNA
News   Jan 12, 2017

Using X-rays to visualize DNA and fluorescence to monitor the histone proteins, Cornell researchers found that the release of histone proteins is guided by unwrapping DNA.

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Researchers Identify Endocannabinoid Signaling as a Pharmaceutical Target for Obesity
Researchers Identify Endocannabinoid Signaling as a Pharmaceutical Target for Obesity
News   Jan 12, 2017

New research by scientists at the University of California, Riverside now shows that chronic consumption of a western diet leads to overeating and obesity due to elevations in peripheral endocannabinoid signaling.

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Protea partners with MatTek
Protea partners with MatTek
News   Jan 11, 2017

Protea announced that the company has entered into an agreement with MatTek Corporation, which allows Protea to include MatTek’s human cell based in vitro tissue models with their proprietary molecular imaging services.

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