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Latest Enzymes Stories

2013-03-14 18:11:55

Cancer cells break down sugars and produce the metabolic acid lactate at a much higher rate than normal cells.

2013-03-08 12:12:24

A new study demonstrates what researchers consider conclusive evidence that the red wine compound resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health and longevity in animal models.

Human Genetic Mutation Discovery Could Lead To New Treatments For Type 1 Diabetes
2013-03-05 12:58:58

In type 1 diabetes, the immune system destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, but the precise cause has not been clear.

2013-01-25 10:05:08

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of late-life dementia.

2012-12-03 20:47:58

Scientists from VIB and KU Leuven have discovered a new target molecule for the development of a treatment against Alzheimer's disease.

2012-11-27 13:06:13

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have tracked down a cancer-promoting protein's pathway into the cell nucleus and discovered how, once there, it fires up a glucose metabolism pathway on which brain tumors thrive.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.