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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.