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Latest Aminoacyl tRNA synthetase Stories

2009-08-06 14:27:00

As letters of the alphabet spell out words, when amino acids are linked to one another in a particular order they "spell out" proteins. But sometimes the cell machinery for building proteins in our bodies makes a mistake and the wrong amino acid is inserted.

2009-07-13 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published in the June 26, 2009 edition of Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences provides further evidence for novel roles of tRNA synthetases in disease, validating the therapeutic potential for aTyr Pharma's new class of naturally occurring protein agents.

2009-06-08 05:00:00

Research Published by Scripps Associate Professor Xiang-Lei Yang Further Validates aTyr Pharma's Discovery Engine for Proprietary Drugs SAN DIEGO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The June 1st, 2009 edition of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) News & Views highlights newly published research from the laboratory of Associate Professor Xiang-Lei Yang, a scientific co-founder of aTyr Pharma.

2009-04-15 08:02:43

In a new study, researchers at the University of Illinois have identified and visualized the signaling pathways in protein-RNA complexes that help set the genetic code in all organisms.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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