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2011-11-07 16:40:39

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) have discovered a key mechanism responsible for selectively degrading aggregates of ubiquitinated proteins from the cell.

2011-10-07 05:48:29

Malfunctioning machines can cause a slew of problems, but when those machines are cells and genes, the result is often cancer. Scientists have identified a new protein that is crucial to the cell's response to dietary amino acids.

2011-10-06 12:40:41

In cancer, genes turn on and off at the wrong times, proteins aren't folded properly, and cellular growth and proliferation get out of control.

2011-01-14 19:08:51

A gene from the measles virus plays a key role in the development of Paget's disease of bone, according to a team of researchers led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

2009-06-11 14:46:36

"Taking out the trash" takes on a whole new meaning, as investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, have discovered that a waste disposal protein is the key to cancer tumor suppression in a process known as autophagy. CINJ is a Center of Excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.


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