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2009-07-08 14:17:58

U.S. researchers suggest a protein found in vegetables -- glutamic acid -- may lower blood pressure.

2009-07-08 13:27:35

Using a combination of sensory, genetic, and in vitro approaches, researchers from the Monell Center confirm that the T1R1-T1R3 taste receptor plays a role in human umami (amino acid) taste.

2009-07-08 12:02:52

The latest work to 'turn off the taps' in the brain and stop a chemical being released in excess amounts – which can lead to Parkinson's Disease – will be presented at The British Pharmacological Society's Summer Meeting in Edinburgh today

2009-07-07 16:47:45

An implanted electronic ion pump in organic material can be used to carry signals to specific cells in the nervous system and in this way treat various illnesses.

2009-07-07 07:50:54

Consuming an amino acid commonly found in vegetable protein may be associated with lower blood pressure, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

2009-06-29 09:49:21

A research article to be published June 21, 2009 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question. The research team lead by Dr. Gabriela Beatriz Acosta, observed that the activity of GS was increased in the hippocampus in PH rats.

2009-06-24 12:07:23

Scientists have uncovered a novel mechanism linking soluble amyloid ? protein with the synaptic injury and memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease

2009-06-11 10:53:29

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service said a Seminole, Okla., firm is recalling more than 2 million pounds of cooked ham because of a labeling error. Sigma Processed Meats Inc. said the fully cooked ham products contain monosodium glutamate that is not declared on the ingredients label.

2009-06-09 12:59:41

Researchers have been seeking a safe and effective way to treat cognitive impairments associated with schizophrenia by enhancing N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) glutamate receptors.

2009-06-01 10:54:51

A team of neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has demonstrated the mechanism by which a signaling protein found throughout the brain controls the maturation and strength of excitatory synapses, the tiny gaps across which the majority of neurons communicate.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.