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2013-04-22 08:20:01

New IBN Peptides May Help Researchers Combat Alzheimer's, Diabetes and CancerSingapore, Apr 22, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Amyloids, or fibrous aggregates of abnormally folded

2013-03-04 13:20:32

A multi-institution group of researchers has found new candidate disease proteins for neurodegenerative disorders.

2013-02-27 23:00:06

The Protein Society, the leading international society devoted to furthering research and development in protein science, announces the winners of its 2013 Awards.

2013-02-11 15:25:33

By combining low temperatures and NMR spectroscopy, the scientists visualized seven intermediate forms of the CylR2 protein while cooling it down from 25°C to -16°C.

2012-11-01 10:13:42

Proteins are able to self-assemble into a wide range of highly ordered structures that feature a diverse array of properties.

2012-10-09 22:27:17

Amyloidosis is a group of clinical syndromes characterized by deposits of amyloid fibrils throughout the body.

2012-07-23 20:52:59

A team of University of Alberta researchers has identified a new class of compounds that inhibit the spread of prions, misfolded proteins in the brain that trigger lethal neurodegenerative diseases in humans and animals.

Clearer Way To Treat Huntington's Disease Offered By 2 Proteins
2012-07-11 20:58:47

Pair helps remove and prevent misfolding of proteins that cause neurodegeneration

Small Molecule Might Play Big Role In Alzheimer's Disease
2012-07-10 10:58:00

Simulations by UC Santa Barbara researchers improve understanding of plaque formation and suggest new diagnostic and treatment options


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