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2012-08-27 21:11:44

Boosting the activity of a particular enzyme can help block tumors from growing, according to research published in Nature Chemical Biology.

2012-08-24 00:23:33

Goldilocks was on to something when she preferred everything "just right."

2012-08-20 11:50:56

A laboratory study led by UNC medical oncologist Stergios Moschos, MD, demonstrates how a new targeted drug, Elesclomol, blocks oxidative phosphorylation, which appears to play essential role in melanoma that has not been well-understood. Elesclomol (Synta Pharmaceuticals, Lexington, MA) was previously shown to have clinical benefit only in patients with normal serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), a laboratory test routinely used to assess activity of disease.

Possible Tool To Study Aging From “Selfish” DNA In Animal Mitochondria
2012-08-10 09:14:10

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered, for the first time in any animal species, a type of “selfish” mitochondrial DNA that is actually hurting the organism and lessening its chance to survive – and bears a strong similarity to some damage done to human cells as they age.

2012-07-25 23:00:53

The popular belief that "cancer originates due to DNA mutations” is wrong” according to Samil Ozavar, who is the President of GEMM Research Ltd.

2012-07-11 14:36:43

How a transport protein obtains its driving force from the energy storage molecule ATP, has been tracked dynamically by RUB researchers.

2012-06-26 10:27:44

Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered a mechanism that controls the way that organisms breathe or photosynthesize, potentially paving the way for improved biofuel production.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.