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General Physics 22 hours ago

A device that cracks milk protein

After gaining world attention by 'unboiling' egg protein, Flinders University scientists have now used an Australian-made novel thin film microfluidic device to manipulate Beta-lactoglobulin (β-lactoglobulin), the major ...

Cell & Microbiology Jul 19, 2021

How cells control mitochondria

Errors in the metabolic processes of mitochondria are responsible for a variety of diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Scientists needed to find out just how the necessary building blocks are imported into the complex ...

Biochemistry Jul 07, 2021

New approach will help identify drugs that can 'glue' proteins together

A new screening method that can test the effectiveness of therapeutic molecules designed to 'glue' proteins together in the body has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham and the University of Leicester.

Biochemistry Jul 02, 2021

Study maps nanobody structure, leading to new ways to potentially fight diseases

For the first time in the UAE, researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi have used nuclear magnetic resonance techniques to determine the structure of a specific nanobody, Nb23, potentially leading to a better understanding of how this ...

Bio & Medicine Jul 01, 2021

Discovery of nanosized molecules that might inhibit Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases

Nanosized molecules of a particular chemical element can inhibit the formation of plaque in the brain tissues. This new discovery by researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, in collaboration with researchers in Croatia and ...

Biotechnology Jun 17, 2021

Metabotropic glutamate receptor structures reveal potential drug target for neurological diseases

Metabotropic glutamate receptors (mGlus), which belong to class C G-protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) family, play key roles in modulating neuronal excitability and synaptic transmission in the central nervous system. The mGlus ...

Cell & Microbiology Jun 04, 2021

The cut and restore protein trick: Self-excising designer proteins

Our proteome is much bigger than our genome because one gene produces several variants of proteins called protein isoforms, whose disbalance is implicated in many diseases. A new bioengineered reporter system developed at ...

Agriculture Jun 02, 2021

Residents near Fresno-area farms aren't told when pesticides are sprayed. Some want that changed

Advocates for people living in rural communities this week organized a statewide effort to get agriculture commissioners in Fresno and surrounding counties to begin notifying residents before pesticides are sprayed nearby.

Bio & Medicine Jun 01, 2021

Nano-encapsulation for efficient delivery in Parkinson's treatment

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder caused by the death of dopaminergic neurons in a part of the brain (known as substantia nigra pars compacta), which leads to a deficit of dopamine (DA), one ...

Bio & Medicine Jun 01, 2021

A new soft electronic material for human-machine interfacing

Researchers at DTU Health Tech have developed a new material that can facilitate a near-perfect merger between machines and the human body for diagnostics and treatment.

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