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2010-06-18 01:55:35

Physicists at UC Santa Barbara have created a microscopic device to assist biologists in making very fast molecular measurements that aid the understanding of protein folding.

2010-06-18 01:27:53

Scientists watch as E. coli bacteria evolve heat resistance under stress.

2010-05-24 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WWE Studios has acquired "THE CHAPERONE," by playwright turned screenwriter S. J. Roth.

2010-02-03 22:35:11

Medical College of Georgia researchers are seeking to refine cancer treatment with an anti-inflammatory plant derivative long used in Chinese medicine.

2010-01-26 15:18:12

Contrary to prevailing wisdom, a new study from plant biologists at UC Davis shows that proteins of the Hsp70 family do indeed chaperone proteins across the membranes of chloroplasts, just as they do for other cellular structures.

2010-01-20 14:59:50

In proper society of yesterday, a chaperone ensured that couples maintained appropriate courting rituals.

2010-01-20 13:14:32

Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have found some compounds that improve a cell's ability to properly "fold" proteins and could lead to promising drugs for degenerative nerve diseases, including Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.

2010-01-15 17:35:50

Proteosome inhibitors can rescue mutant proteins without altering the DNA of mutant genes.

2009-12-28 17:03:39

Just like teenagers at a prom, proteins are tended by chaperones whose job it is to prevent unwanted interactions among immature clients.

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2009-12-02 13:14:11

Physicians should not respond to amorous advances from patients on social networking sites like Facebook.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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