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2014-06-23 13:34:53

A team of scientists from Duke Medicine, the University of Michigan and Stanford University has determined the underlying architecture of a cellular signaling complex involved in the body's response to stimuli such as light and pain.

2013-04-22 22:29:32

A three-dimensional image of one of the proteins that serves as an on-off switch as it binds to receptors on the surface of a cell suggests there may be a sort of main power switch that could be tripped.

2013-03-22 09:39:00

A team including scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has determined and analyzed the high-resolution atomic structures of two kinds of human serotonin receptor.

2012-12-03 20:47:58

Scientists from VIB and KU Leuven have discovered a new target molecule for the development of a treatment against Alzheimer's disease.

2012-02-09 15:02:46

Biomedical scientists at the University of California, Riverside have identified a new link between a protein called beta-arrestin and short-term memory that could open new doors for the therapeutic treatment of neurological disorders, particularly Alzheimer's disease.

2010-11-16 19:35:44

A Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researcher has announced a breakthrough discovery to block a protein that can contribute to heart failure.

2010-05-10 07:21:45

Researchers in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Thomas Jefferson University have found that the level of a single protein in the tiny roundworm C elegans determines how long it lives.

2009-10-08 09:35:27

The natural cycle of building bone to maintain skeletal strength and then breaking it down for the body's calcium needs is delicately balanced, but diseases like osteoporosis break down too much bone without adequate bone replacement, leading to bone fractures.

2009-04-08 08:34:13

Niacin is known to help lower levels of “bad” cholesterol and raise levels of “good” cholesterol, and it gets the job down at a significantly lower cost than other cholesterol lowering medications on the market today.


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