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Latest Protein structure Stories

2011-09-27 18:01:28

A study by scientists at the University of California, San Diego and UC Irvine has identified an enzyme called a proteasome phosphatase that appears to regulate removal of damaged proteins from a cell.

2011-09-20 12:58:49

A radical new way of making structures visible at the nano level has been developed at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU).

Gamers Crack AIDS Enzyme That Had Stumped Scientists
2011-09-19 04:51:58

Video game players have successfully pieced together the structure of a retrovirus enzyme that causes an AIDS-like ailment in rhesus monkeys--an enzyme whose configuration had stumped scientists from more than a decade.

2011-09-14 22:10:27

An Oak Ridge National Laboratory invention able to quickly predict three-dimensional structure of protein could have huge implications for drug discovery and human health.

2011-06-01 14:50:26

University of Michigan physicists used the electric fields generated by intersecting laser beams to trap and manipulate thousands of microscopic plastic spheres, thereby creating 3-D arrays of optically induced crystals.

2011-05-31 16:09:27

A large number of illnesses stem from misfolded proteins, molecules composed of amino acids.

2011-05-02 16:27:21

The structures of many protein molecules remain unsolved even after experts apply an extensive array of approaches.

2011-04-27 14:31:00

Medical therapies may be developed to recover healthy proteins that are important to prevent diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and diabetes ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A computer analysis by two University of Michigan researchers shows promise for helping develop therapies for some major diseases by rescuing proteins that have stopped performing normally.

2011-04-18 13:27:07

Whether you're talking about genes, or neurons, or the workings of a virus, at the most fundamental level, biology is a matter of proteins.

2011-03-16 14:18:27

Enzymes are proteins that speed up chemical reactions, such as laundry detergent digesting protein stains, which are otherwise very difficult to remove.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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