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Malaria Pathogen's Cellular Skeleton Under A Super-microscope
2014-04-18 13:17:53

The tropical disease malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasite. For its survival and propagation, Plasmodium requires a protein called actin. Scientists of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Germany used high-resolution structural biology methods to investigate the different versions of this protein in the parasite in high detail.

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.,

2014-04-15 04:20:55

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A company providing lactose-free body building, sports and weight-loss supplements has revolutionised the way 1000's of people in

2014-04-13 23:03:05

The report on soy protein ingredients market covers significant developments and strategic growth activities of the leading companies.

2014-04-11 23:21:55

World Boxing Organization Welterweight Champion, Timothy Bradley has joined forces with TITIN™ to prepare for his highly anticipated rematch fight against Manny Pacquiao. Santa

2014-04-11 10:59:06

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a protein produced by the influenza A virus helps it outwit one of our body's natural defense mechanisms.

2014-04-09 10:50:26

By incapacitating the activities of a protein that guides other proteins to fold into a stable shapes, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers shut off the spigot for two proteases that help ovarian cancer cells chew their way out of the tissue they grow in and dig in at new locations.

2014-04-08 08:30:36

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4np859/proteomics ) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's

2014-04-07 16:08:27

The transfer, via a viral vector, of a normal copy of the gene deficient in patients, allowed to fully and very rapidly cure the heart disease in mice.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]