Archive: 22/09/2006

Research breakthrough for the protein factories of tomorrow

Using a kind of molecular ‘hip joint operation,’ researchers at Uppsala University have succeeded in replacing a natural amino acid in a protein with an artificial one. This step forward opens the possibility of creating ...

dateSep 22, 2006 in
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When nerve cells can’t make contact

Using an animal model, brain researchers in Göttingen have examined the effects of mutations that cause autism in humans. These are mutations in the genes which carry the building instructions for proteins in the neuroligin ...

dateSep 22, 2006 in Genetics
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