Latest Protease Stories

2005-09-17 10:13:04

Autumn's joyous pageant of red, yellow and gold relies on a single protein, new research reveals.

2005-08-01 18:34:46

Researchers from Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN) have developed a "smart" beacon hundreds of times smaller than a human cell that is programmed to light up only when activated by specific proteases. Altered expression of particular proteases is a common hallmark of cancer, atherosclerosis, and many other diseases.

2005-06-24 15:00:00

Scientists have found a new role for a previously identified enzyme that may make it a target for anti-inflammatory treatments.

2005-06-08 22:57:03

A prototype drug created by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago shows promise in slowing replication of the virus responsible for severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.