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Slowing or preventing the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal brain condition expected to hit one in 85 people globally by 2050, may be as simple as ensuring a brain protein’s sugar levels are maintained.
Genetic mutations to cellulose in plants could improve the conversion of cellulosic biomass into biofuels, according to a research team that included two Iowa State University chemists.
A team of researchers at Karolinska Institutet has generated a map over the effects of small drug-like molecules on PARP1 and other similar proteins in the body.
Fresh insights into how our cells multiply could help scientists develop drugs to treat cancer.
In “Mass Extinctions: Nature’s Spectacular Staging of Natural Selection” Julian Lieb, M.D provides evidence that “die-offs” or mass deaths are episodes of natural selection, caused by activation of enzymes of the arachidonic acid cascade.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.