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2011-08-07 00:00:04

Nutri-Med Logic Corp discusses the role of R-Alpha Lipoic and Omega-3 as a vehicle to improve the homeostasis. It has been suggested that redox imbalance causes alteration in the production of the protein Amyloid Beta pathways (gamma vs.

2011-08-01 14:35:14

The research group of Professor Pekka Lappalainen at the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, has identified a previously unknown mechanism which modifies the structure of plasma membranes in intestinal epithelial cells.

2011-08-01 14:28:39

Under normal conditions, cyanobacteria, also termed blue-green algae, build up energy reserves that allow them to survive under stress such as long periods of darkness.

2011-07-26 21:10:15

Penn researchers have helped develop a nanotech device that combines carbon nanotubes with olfactory receptor proteins, the cell components in the nose that detect odors.

2011-07-20 13:04:20

Inherited forms of Alzheimer's disease may be detectable as many as 20 years before problems with memory and thinking develop.

2011-07-19 13:17:35

Years after a single traumatic brain injury (TBI), survivors still show changes in their brains.

2011-07-18 15:11:36

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified how a gene for a protein that can cause Type 2 diabetes, also possibly kills nerve cells in the brain, thereby contributing to Alzheimer's disease.

2011-07-18 05:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Satori(TM) Pharmaceuticals today announced the presentation of two posters at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD) taking place in Paris, France, July 16-21, 2011.

2011-07-14 15:21:50

BK channels (large-conductance, Ca2+-dependent K+ channels) are essential for the regulation of important biological processes such as smooth muscle tone and neuronal excitability.

2011-07-14 15:17:23

The human genome encodes 243 voltage-gated ion channels.


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