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Malaria mosquitos sensitive to horseradish

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have taken an important step on the road to understanding the underlying mechanism of how and why animals can feel pain in connection with cold or heat. However, according to the study, ...

dateFeb 09, 2017 in Biochemistry
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A look at the 'marijuana' receptor

Researchers have the clearest picture yet of the receptor that causes the "high" associated with marijuana. The three-dimensional image of cannabinoid receptor 1, revealed October 20 in Cell, reveals how molecules like THC ...

dateOct 20, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Receptor tyrosine kinases control mechanosensors

Researchers at the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have identified a role of receptor tyrosine kinases in the regulation of the cellular mechanosensory machinery, which has relevance ...

dateSep 21, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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