Latest Protein structure Stories
Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) have discovered a key mechanism responsible for selectively degrading aggregates of ubiquitinated proteins from the cell.
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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.
A radical new way of making structures visible at the nano level has been developed at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU).
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.
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.
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.
A large number of illnesses stem from misfolded proteins, molecules composed of amino acids.
The structures of many protein molecules remain unsolved even after experts apply an extensive array of approaches.
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.