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Latest Peripheral membrane proteins Stories

2013-09-23 14:00:33

Eukaryotic cells are compartmentalized by membranes, whose shape and dynamics are precisely regulated to maintain their correct functions.

Biophysicists Zoom In On Pore-forming Toxin
2013-08-15 09:08:14

A new study by Rice University biophysicists offers the most comprehensive picture yet of the molecular-level action of melittin, the principal toxin in bee venom.

Mannitol Sugar Alcohol Could Be Used To Treat Parkinson’s Disease
2013-06-17 18:38:49

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) say an artificial sweetener could be a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease.

Researchers Discover Key Protein In Development Of Parkinson's Disease
2013-04-26 12:17:29

By working with mouse and fruit fly hearts, researchers at Washington University (WUSTL) School of Medicine, St. Louis identified a key protein that has a connection with Parkinson’s disease and heart failure.

2013-04-26 10:24:16

A protein known to be a key player in the development of Parkinson's disease is able to enter and harm cells in the same way that viruses do.

2013-04-22 22:29:32

A three-dimensional image of one of the proteins that serves as an on-off switch as it binds to receptors on the surface of a cell suggests there may be a sort of main power switch that could be tripped.


Latest Peripheral membrane proteins Reference Libraries

Paneth Cells
2012-07-01 19:03:07

Paneth Cells are one of four principal cell types found in the epithelium of the small intestine; the other three are the goblet cell, enterocyte, and enteroendocrine cell. Paneth cells may also be found in the cecum and appendix, although sporadically. These cells are identifiable microscopically by their location just below the intestinal stem cells in the intestinal glands. and the large eosinophilic refractile granules that occupy most of their cytoplasm. These granules consist of...

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