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Latest Protein targeting Stories

2014-03-04 14:17:18

The enzyme PP1 has a key role in many of the body’s healthy functions and diseases.

2013-10-24 10:26:37

Similar to passengers on an urban transit system, every protein made in the cell has a specific destination and function.

2013-10-10 23:04:12

The peroxisome, a tiny intracellular organelle, was discovered in the mid-1960s, and for nearly 50 years scientists were unsure of how it and TSC2 worked.

2013-09-30 14:10:50

The outer membrane of bacteria contains many proteins that form tiny pores.

2013-07-08 12:09:26

Using highly sensitive fluorescent probes, a team of scientists from the University of Connecticut has captured the never-before-seen structural dynamics of an important protein channel inside the cell's primary power plant – the mitochondrion.

2013-04-30 13:46:56

Scientists have devised a method for delivering tumor cell-killing enzymes in a way that protects the enzyme until it can do its work inside the cell.

Algae Could One Day Help Fight Cancer
2012-12-10 15:08:04

Pond scum may be undervalued, but a team of scientists recently discovered it could have biological value. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego recently revealed that they have successfully genetically engineered algae that can make a complex, therapeutic drug that is anti-cancer.

2012-10-19 01:44:17

Chemists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have managed, for the first time, to simulate the biological function of a channel called the Sec translocon, which allows specific proteins to pass through membranes.

2012-06-04 14:05:22

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have conducted the first comprehensive census of human cells’ export workers.

2012-04-18 09:20:01

Scientists who developed a technology for identifying and targeting unique protein receptor ZIP Codes on the cellular surface have found a way to penetrate the outer membrane and deliver engineered particles - called iPhage - to organelles inside the cell.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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