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Latest Metabolomics Stories

2012-03-09 02:30:20

By engineering cells to express a modified RNA called "Spinach," researchers have imaged small-molecule metabolites in living cells and observed how their levels change over time.

2012-02-08 12:31:39

A large-scale study analyzing metabolic compounds in rice grains conducted by researchers at the RIKEN Plant Science Center (PSC) and their collaborators has identified 131 rice metabolites and clarified the genetic and environmental factors that influence their production.

2012-02-08 06:39:34

When fighting tumors it is essential doctors target the metabolic reactions that fuel their growth. A new study shows that a one-size-fits-all metabolism-specific cancer therapy will not fight every type of cancer.

2012-01-30 08:25:18

In a study to the genetic variance of human metabolism, researchers have identified thirty one regions of the genome that were associated with levels of circulating metabolites, i.e., small molecules that take part in various chemical reactions of human body.

2012-01-25 12:51:49

At a time of increasing concern about low vitamin D levels in the world's population and increased use of blood tests for the vitamin, scientists are reporting development of a much-needed reference material to assure that measurements of vitamin D levels are accurate.

2012-01-24 06:30:52

Millions of people worldwide suffer from a type of chronic pain called neuropathic pain, which is triggered by nerve damage.

2012-01-23 10:28:37

Millions of people worldwide suffer from a type of chronic pain called neuropathic pain, which is triggered by nerve damage.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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