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Rapid Detection of Ebola
Rapid Detection of Ebola
News   Feb 24, 2017

A new, cost-effective technique has been developed which can detect Ebola within minutes, and could be used for real-time detection of the virus.

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New Peptide Could Combat the Cause of Familial Hypercholesterolemia
New Peptide Could Combat the Cause of Familial Hypercholesterolemia
News   Feb 22, 2017

A new peptide is being developed and tested with hopes that it will lead to better treatment options for familial hypercholesterolemia.

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New Method Shows How Proteins Stabilize the Cell Surface
New Method Shows How Proteins Stabilize the Cell Surface
News   Feb 22, 2017

In order to stabilize its membrane, cells use the protein EHD2, which can be turned on and off to alternate between an inactive closed form and an active open form

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Arrestin Loops Interact Directly with the Membrane
Arrestin Loops Interact Directly with the Membrane
News   Feb 22, 2017

Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have been studying two proteins that play a vital role in many bodily processes. The aim of the research was to establish how G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and arrestin form complexes.

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Metabolism Drives Growth and Division of Cancer Cells
Metabolism Drives Growth and Division of Cancer Cells
News   Feb 21, 2017

The activation of the leukemia factor STAT5 is connected to the modified metabolism of cancer cells.

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Cocaine Addiction Leads to Build-Up of Iron in Brain
Cocaine Addiction Leads to Build-Up of Iron in Brain
News   Feb 21, 2017

Cocaine addiction may affect how the body processes iron, leading to a build-up of the mineral in the brain.

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 New Computer Model Shows How Proteins are Controlled
New Computer Model Shows How Proteins are Controlled
News   Feb 21, 2017

A new computer model has been created that can help better design of allosteric drugs, which control proteins at a distance.

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Revealing New Cancer Drug Targets
Revealing New Cancer Drug Targets
News   Feb 20, 2017

Mapping a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells may help us reach previously undruggable targets.

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Microbiomes Influence Metabolic Disease
Microbiomes Influence Metabolic Disease
News   Feb 20, 2017

The microbiome has been shown to work in tandem with the genes of a host organism to regulate insulin secretion.

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Excess Lipoproteins May Cause Chronic Kidney Stones in Children
Excess Lipoproteins May Cause Chronic Kidney Stones in Children
News   Feb 20, 2017

Excess lipoproteins and fatty acids may be associated with the development of painful and often chronic kidney stones in children.

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