News tagged with disease

Related topics:

The case of the sticky protein

Proteins are like a body's in-house Lego set. These large, complex molecules are made up of building blocks called amino acids. Most of the time, proteins fold correctly, but sometimes they can misfold. This misfolding causes ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
shares13 comments 0

Research team cracks the walnut genome

Scientists at UC Davis have for the first time sequenced the genome of a commercial walnut variety. The information should accelerate the rate of breeding and variety improvement in walnuts and help breeders select for desired ...

dateDec 11, 2015 in Ecology
shares12 comments 0