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2012-06-12 06:23:43

In a pair of related studies, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified several proteins that help regulate cells’ response to light—and the development of night blindness, a rare disease that abolishes the ability to see in dim light.

2011-12-28 08:07:10

Half the drugs used today target a single class of proteins – and now scientists have identified an important molecular player critical to the proper workings of those proteins critical to our health.

2011-09-28 19:34:42

Three international teams of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California San Diego, University of Michigan and Stanford University, have published a trio of papers describing in unprecedented detail the structure and workings of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), a large family of human proteins that are the target of one-third to one-half of modern drugs.

2011-08-04 12:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD) announced today the publication of research that uncovered a previously unknown role for a class of molecules that could lead to future advances in immunologic medicine.

2011-07-26 13:57:09

G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are popular drug targets, accounting for about one-third of approved drugs and many hundreds of drugs currently in development.

2011-07-20 14:37:08

Unlike conventional methods, with the so-called optogenetics, the researchers are able to target one cell type.

2011-07-18 14:10:51

Researchers at New York University's Department of Chemistry and NYU Langone Medical Center have developed a compound that blocks signaling from a protein implicated in many types of cancer.

2011-03-10 23:41:28

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have determined a new structure from a medically important superfamily of proteins.


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