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2014-06-28 14:22:50

Springer Study presents a new theoretical foundation explaining the mechanism of protein folding and unfolding in water Investigating the structure and dynamics of so-called Meso-Bio-Nano (MBN) systems—micron-sized biological or nanotechnology entities—is a rapidly expanding field of science. Now, scientists Alexander Yakubovich and Andrey Solov'yov from MBN Research Centre in Frankfurt, Germany, have produced a new theoretical study of a protein macromolecule changing from a coil...

Nanocage Builds Itself From Engineered Components
2014-06-06 03:03:25

By Leila Gray, University of Washington A route for constructing protein nanomachines engineered for specific applications may be closer to reality. Biological systems produce an incredible array of self-assembling, functional protein tools. Some examples of these nanoscale protein materials are scaffolds to anchor cellular activities, molecular motors to drive physiological events, and capsules for delivering viruses into host cells. Scientists inspired by these sophisticated...

2014-04-15 12:30:22

Scientist's 'monumental' discoveries underlie one of the largest fields in modern biomedical research, including efforts to treat cancer and neurodegenerative diseases ALBANY, N.Y., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ----Alexander Varshavsky, Ph.D., whose landmark discoveries transformed the understanding of how cell behavior impacts diseases including cancer, autoimmune disorders and other illnesses, has been selected to receive the prestigious Albany Medical Center Prize in...

2014-03-04 23:26:25

Protein Crystallization Market research report categorizes the protein crystallization and crystallography market on the basis of technology, products, and end users. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/protein-crystallization-market-147057058.html (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The “Protein Crystallization & Crystallography Market by Technology (Ion-Exchange Chromatography, HPLC, Gel-Electrophoresis, NMR, X-Ray Crystallography), Products (Reagents & Instruments) &...

2014-02-15 23:03:30

The Protein Society, the only international society devoted to furthering research aimed at understanding proteins, announces the winners of The 2014 Protein Society Awards. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 The Protein Society, the only international society devoted to furthering research aimed at understanding proteins, announces the winners of The 2014 Protein Society Awards. The awards will be conferred at the 28th Annual Symposium of The Protein Society (July 27-30, 2014, San...

2014-02-13 08:24:50

DALLAS, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Protein Crystallization & Crystallography Market by Technology (Ion-Exchange Chromatography, HPLC, Gel-Electrophoresis, NMR, X-Ray Crystallography), Products (Reagents & Instruments) & End-Users (Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies) - Forecast to 2018", provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current market trends and strategies impacting the global market,...

2013-11-26 14:00:16

Rice U. researchers find misfolded proteins are capable of forming tree-like aggregates A method by Rice University researchers to model the way proteins fold – and sometimes misfold – has revealed branching behavior that may have implications for Alzheimer’s and other aggregation diseases. Results from the research will appear online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In an earlier study of the muscle protein titin, Rice chemist Peter Wolynes...

2013-10-07 23:20:22

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Ubiquitin Proteasome: Global Markets for Research Tools, Diagnostics and Drug Discovery. London (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES This BCC Research report, Ubiquitin Proteasome: Global Markets for Research Tools, Diagnostics and Drug Discovery, provides an overview of the current overall state of ubiquitin proteasome market, focusing specifically on research tools, assay development, drug candidates and...

2013-09-09 07:54:31

Researchers have taken detailed images and measurements of the morphing structure of a brain protein thought to play a role in Parkinson's disease, information that could aid the development of medications to treat the condition. The protein, called alpha synuclein (pronounced sine-yoo-cline), ordinarily exists in a globular shape. However, the protein morphs into harmful structures known as amyloid fibrils, which are linked to protein molecules that form in the brains of patients with...


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  • A spider.
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