News tagged with metabolic system

Hungry immune guardians are snappier

German researchers have discovered an elementary mechanism which regulates vital immune functions in healthy people. In situations of hunger which mean stress for the body's cells, the body releases more antimicrobial ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Discovery of genetic mutation in Leigh syndrome

Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), McGill University have discovered a genetic mutation underlying late-onset Leigh syndrome, a rare inherited metabolic disorder characterized by ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Genetics
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