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Pathway for membrane building blocks

Biomembranes consist of a mosaic of individual, densely packed lipid molecules. These molecules are formed inside the cells. But how do these building blocks move to the correct part of the membrane? Researchers ...

Jan 30, 2013
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Biotech developments signal new breakthrough

The study of proteins (which are found throughout every cell and tissue in the body) is of specific interest to scientists, as they are an integral part of most biological processes. Proteins are composed ...

Nov 20, 2012
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Active compounds against Alzheimer's disease

More than half of all cases of dementia in the elderly can be attributed to Alzheimer's disease. Despite vast research efforts, an effective therapy has not been developed, and treatment consists of dealing with the symptoms. ...

Jan 12, 2012
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Patent improved growth factor technology

Brookhaven Science Associates, the company that manages the Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Biosurface Engineering Technologies, Inc. (BioSET) of Rockville, Maryland, have been issued a U.S. patent for an improved second-generation ...

Jul 13, 2010
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'Spaghetti' scaffolding could help grow skin in labs

Scientists are developing new scaffolding technology which could be used to grow tissues such as skin, nerves and cartilage using 3D spaghetti-like structures. Their research is highlighted in the latest issue of Business, the qu ...

Oct 16, 2009
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