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2012-02-01 23:36:46

Using some of the most powerful nuclear magnetic resonance equipment available, researchers at the University of California, Davis, are making discoveries about the shape and structure of biological molecules -- potentially leading to new ways to treat or prevent diseases such as breast cancer and Alzheimer's disease.

2011-07-14 15:17:23

The human genome encodes 243 voltage-gated ion channels.

2011-03-09 14:40:50

Pacemaker cells in the sinoatrial node control heart rate, but what controls the ticking of these pacemaker cells?

2011-01-26 13:09:34

Scientists in the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, have discovered a new mechanism that nerve cells (neurons) use to fine-tune their electrical output.

2010-02-16 08:53:56

UCSF researchers have discovered that a protein called B1N1 is necessary for the heart to contract.

2009-06-02 11:45:00

Screening drugs that work against defects in the tiny pores or channels that allow calcium to flow in and out cells is already easier because of a specially bred mouse that has the "pure" form of absence seizures (brief lapses in consciousness) usually seen in children, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears in the current issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.

2009-02-26 11:33:00

Expanded drug discovery and development services, cell lines, and reagents now cover nearly half of the known drugable genome CLEVELAND, Feb.


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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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