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Protein structures give disease clues

Using some of the most powerful nuclear magnetic resonance equipment available, researchers at the University of California, Davis, are making discoveries about the shape and structure of biological molecules -- potentially ...

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Important role for the cerebellum

Hereditary diseases such as epilepsy or various coordination disorders may be caused by changes in nerve cells of the cerebellum, which do not set in until after birth. This is reported by Bochum's neuroscientists in the ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Neuroscience
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New genetic deafness syndrome identified

Ten years ago, scientists seeking to understand how a certain type of feature on a cell called an L-type calcium channel worked created a knockout mouse missing both copies of the CACNA1D gene.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Genetics
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