Archive: 09/13/2010

New insight into 'accelerated aging' disease

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS or progeria) is a rare genetic disease that causes young children to develop symptoms associated with advanced age, such as baldness, wrinkles, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. ...

Sep 13, 2010
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Selective inhibition of BMK1 suppresses tumor growth

A study describing a newly developed pharmacological inhibitor is providing detailed insight into how an enzyme that has been implicated in multiple human malignancies regulates a known tumor suppressor. The research, published ...

Sep 13, 2010
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Releasing the brakes

Two regulators of protein filament assembly use dramatically different -- and competing -- methods to inhibit a common target.

Sep 13, 2010
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Public handwashing takes a hike

Mom's advice about cleaning your hands may finally be starting to get through. In the latest observational study sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology and the American Cleaning Institute (formerly The Soap and ...

Sep 13, 2010
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