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Latest Integral membrane proteins Stories

2013-07-16 16:14:30

Weill Cornell Medical College neurologist Dr. Norman Relkin reported new findings today from the Phase 3 clinical trial of IVIG (intravenous immunoglobulin) in mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) in Boston, Mass.

2013-07-16 15:42:18

The nasty side effects of radiation and chemotherapy are well known: fatigue, hair loss and nausea, to name a few.

2013-07-08 12:09:26

Using highly sensitive fluorescent probes, a team of scientists from the University of Connecticut has captured the never-before-seen structural dynamics of an important protein channel inside the cell's primary power plant – the mitochondrion.

Tiny Molecule May Help Treat Alzheimers
2013-06-27 12:23:53

Researchers say they have been working with a tiny yet promising new drug-like molecule that could lead to a preventative treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

2013-06-24 10:37:13

Researchers in Berlin and Munich, Germany and Oxford, United Kingdom, have revealed that a protein well known for its role in Alzheimer's disease controls spindle development in muscle and leads to impaired movement in mice when the protein is absent or treated with inhibitors.

Alzheimer's Disease Drug Stopped Mid-Trial
2013-06-17 05:08:38

Eli Lilly & Co has ended a clinical trial for an Alzheimer's disease drug during the middle of the study after patients showed abnormal liver biochemical tests.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.