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Latest Lipid bilayer Stories

2011-10-10 09:11:11

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago think so, and a biosensor they've created that measures membrane lipid levels may open up new pathways to disease treatment.

2011-09-12 14:29:22

Toxin proteins are genetically engineered into our food because they kill insects by perforating body cell walls, and Professor Rikard Blunck of the University of Montreal's Group for the study of membrane proteins (GÉPROM) has detected the molecular mechanism involved.

2011-05-31 21:10:09

Blood clotting is a complicated business, particularly for those trying to understand how the body responds to injury.

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2011-03-01 09:42:42

By mimicking the structure of the silk moth's antenna, University of Michigan researchers led the development of a better nanopore—a tiny tunnel-shaped tool that could advance understanding of a class of neurodegenerative diseases that includes Alzheimer's.

2010-12-17 17:22:24

Rapid turnover and remodelling of lipid membranes could help phytoplankton cope with nutrient scarcity in the open ocean.

2010-11-09 20:49:27

Membrane-associated receptors, channels and transporters are among the most important drug targets for the pharmaceutical industry.

2010-11-04 13:32:51

Mix two parts cornstarch and one part water.

2010-09-29 09:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Journal of Astrobiology, a peer reviewed scientific journal published by Cambridge University Press, has published "The Origin of the Vertebrate Skeleton," submitted by Synthetic Life Lab of New York City.

2010-08-17 20:58:13

A new discovery about selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) suggests that these drugs, which are used to treat mental health disorders like depression and anxiety, have multiple effects on our cells.

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2010-08-12 19:47:33

Bioprobes offer first intracellular measurements with a semiconductor device.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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