News tagged with protein secretion

A bacterial ballistic system

Many pathogenic bacteria use special secretion systems to deliver toxic proteins into host cells. Researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have determined the structure of a crucial ...

Jun 20, 2014
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Dynamics of crucial protein 'switch' revealed

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine have published a study that offers a new understanding of a protein critical to physiological ...

May 17, 2011
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Secretions of the mind

A molecule called calcium-dependent activator protein for secretion 2 (CAPS2) promotes the secretion of a neurotrophic factor that is critical for the proper development and survival of networks of interneurons ...

Feb 25, 2011
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New target for heart failure therapy identified

A novel signaling pathway plays a significant role in the production of aldosterone, a hormone that promotes heart failure after a myocardial infarction, according to a study conducted by Thomas Jefferson University researchers.

Mar 16, 2009
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