News tagged with cellular membrane

Weak link in Alzheimer's drug candidates

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some current therapies being investigated for Alzheimer's disease may cause further neural degeneration and cell death, according to a breakthrough discovery by UC San Diego researchers.

Apr 06, 2010
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Ice Gets Bent Out of Shape

For the first time, scientists have built completely flat, two-layer ice. While theoreticians have predicted that such ices are formed by squeezing water molecules between two surfaces, scientists at Pacific ...

Sep 09, 2009
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How protein receptors on cells switch on and off

Cornell researchers have provided new insight into the molecular mechanism underlying an essential cellular system. They have discovered how receptors on cell surfaces turn off signals from the cell's environment, ...

Jan 16, 2009
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