News tagged with muscle protein

Can't live without it: The nicotine addiction

The first pull on a cigarette should send you into convulsions. The brain proteins that nicotine affects are nearly identical to a receptor protein on muscle cells that tells them to contract, but nicotine doesn't affect ...

dateSep 23, 2010 in Health
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Cells' grouping tactic points to new cancer treatments

The study, which used embryonic cells, points to a new way of treating cancer where therapy is targeted at the process of cancer cells grouping together. The aim is to stop cancer cells from spreading and causing secondary ...

dateJul 19, 2010 in Cancer
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