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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.
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.
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.
Inherited forms of Alzheimer's disease may be detectable as many as 20 years before problems with memory and thinking develop.
Years after a single traumatic brain injury (TBI), survivors still show changes in their brains.
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.
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.
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.
The human genome encodes 243 voltage-gated ion channels.
- Unique alliance unites FDA, academic scientists, pharma industry & Alzheimer's Association - CHICAGO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New recommendations to protect participant safety in clinical trials of certain Alzheimer's disease drugs have been accepted by the U.S.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.