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Latest G protein coupled receptors Stories

2014-02-10 11:15:53

Optogenetics is a technique that allows scientists to control neurons' electrical activity with light by engineering them to express light-sensitive proteins.

2014-01-17 11:22:44

Schistosoma mansoni and its close relatives are parasitic flatworms that affect millions worldwide and kill an estimated 250,000 people a year.

Xray Maps GPCR
2013-12-20 12:57:28

Researchers have used one of the brightest X-ray sources in the world to map the three-dimensional structure of an important cellular gatekeeper known as a G protein-coupled receptor, or GPCR.

2013-12-17 23:28:55

In the 2011 chapter, “Sporting Cannabinoids,” the authors of The Cannabis Papers noted how exercise is cannabinoid dependent.

Genetics Play A Large Part In Olfaction
2013-12-14 05:33:05

People react differently to the same smells. Something that smells wonderful to you could be offensive to your friend, but why this is so has been a mystery. The answer could lie in your genetic makeup, says a research team from Duke University.

2013-12-09 14:07:38

According to Gertrude Stein, "A rose is a rose is a rose," but new research indicates that might not be the case when it comes to the rose's scent.

2013-10-08 10:09:58

For more than a decade the research group of Brown University Professor Walter Atwood has doggedly pursued the workings of the JC polyomavirus, which causes a disease called PML that fatally degrades the central nervous system of patients with weakened immune systems.

Mosquitoes Detect Human Scents Better During The Nighttime
2013-08-31 07:21:08

In research that could change the way we protect ourselves from mosquitoes, scientists have discovered the disease-carrying insects are able to smell major human host odorants better during the nighttime hours.

2013-08-30 23:18:32

GPCR Screening and Profiling Trends 2013 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267694-gpcr-screening-profiling-trends-2013.html)


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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