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2015-05-28 08:29:55

NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- US-Australian drug discovery and development company, Novogen Limited (ASX:NRT; NASDAQ:NVGN), announced today the lodgement with the US Patent Office of

2014-09-30 12:29:42

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-05-26 12:36:49

Like our own bodies, cells have their own skeletons called 'cytoskeletons' and are made of proteins instead of bones.

Malaria Pathogen's Cellular Skeleton Under A Super-microscope
2014-04-18 13:17:53

The tropical disease malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasite. For its survival and propagation, Plasmodium requires a protein called actin. Scientists of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Germany used high-resolution structural biology methods to investigate the different versions of this protein in the parasite in high detail.

2014-02-18 14:09:05

Researchers from Warwick Medical School have discovered the key role of a protein in shutting down endocytosis during mitosis, answering a question that has evaded scientists for half a century.

2013-12-17 04:20:03

Tokyo, Dec 17, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Beginning with their discovery of spontaneous oscillatory contraction (SPOC) of muscle, Prof.

Researchers Help Develop A Dynamic Model Of Tissue Failure
2013-12-12 17:45:57

The idea of growing replacement tissue to repair an organ, or to swap it out for an entirely new one, is rapidly transitioning from science fiction to fact.

Molecular Muscles Inside Cells Help Them Sense, Respond To Their Environments
2013-10-21 07:27:59

Johns Hopkins researchers used suction to learn that individual "molecular muscles" within cells respond to different types of force, a finding that may explain how cells "feel" the environment and appropriately adapt their shapes and activities.

2013-07-29 16:33:05

University of Oregon biochemists have determined how tiny synthetic molecules disrupt an important actin-related molecular machine in cells in one study and, in a second one, the crystal structure of that machine when bound to a natural inhibitor.


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