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The new Alkek Center for Molecular Discovery builds on and expands Baylor College of Medicine's established program in proteomics and adds a new developmental program in metabolomics (which refers to the metabolism in a cell and the products of that activity called metabolites) to advance studies of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
The genes of a cell are like the 88 keys of a piano.
Dr. Bert O'Malley, chair of molecular and cellular biology at Baylor College of Medicine and the Tom Thompson Distinguished Service Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is the 2011 recipient of the Ernst Schering Prize, which recognized his pioneering work on the actions of steroid hormones and nuclear receptors.
Researchers have found what appears to be a critical tuning dial for controlling whole body energy, according to a new report in the January issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication.
SRC-1 (steroid receptor coactivator) orchestrates glucose production in the liver, regulating the activity of a cascade of enzymes that turns sugar production on and off in the liver.
The master gene called SRC-3 (steroid receptor coactivator 3) not only enhances estrogen-dependent growth of cancer cells by activating and encouraging the transcription of a genetic message into a protein, it also sends a signal to the cell membrane to promote cell motility or movement â€“ a key element of cancer spread or metastasis.
Young scientists eager to chart the path to success in their chosen field might do well to listen to an expert in the area â€“ Bert Oâ€™Malley, M.D., National Medical of Science winner and chair of Baylor College of Medicineâ€™s molecular and cellular biology department.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI) announced today the appointment of Bert O'Malley, M.D., to the company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr.
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