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2013-04-22 22:29:32

A three-dimensional image of one of the proteins that serves as an on-off switch as it binds to receptors on the surface of a cell suggests there may be a sort of main power switch that could be tripped.

Nobel Prize In Chemistry Awarded To Two US Scientists
2012-10-10 13:55:53

Groundbreaking research into how the protein receptors of cells detect and respond to external signals has earned two US scientists the 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry

2012-06-21 21:01:16

Scientists have developed a small-molecule-inhibiting drug that in early laboratory cell tests stopped breast cancer cells from spreading and also promoted the growth of early nerve cells called neurites.


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'.