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Scientists Solve Mystery Of How Sodium Controls Opioid Brain Signaling
2014-01-13 07:13:26

Scientists have discovered how the element sodium influences the signaling of a major class of brain cell receptors, known as opioid receptors.

3D Structure Of Key Drug Target For Diabetes Found
2013-07-18 08:27:10

An international team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has determined and analyzed the three-dimensional atomic structure of the human glucagon receptor.

2010-11-18 17:18:22

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has solved the structure of one of the receptors that responds to the neurotransmitter dopamine.

2010-10-08 02:23:30

Researchers have determined the structure of a protein that helps guide blood-forming stem cells, or hematopoetic stem cells.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.