News tagged with proteases

Positioning enzymes with ease

Virtually all processes in the human body rely on a unique class of proteins known as enzymes. To study them, scientists want to attach these molecules to surfaces and hold them fast, but this can often be a tricky undertaking.

dateApr 11, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Proteases inside the cell

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Cardiff-led team has found a unique type of protein inside bacterial cells which could shed new light on organisms such as the disease-causing C. difficile.

dateMar 25, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Putting the brakes on drug-resistant HIV

(PhysOrg.com) -- HIV-1 protease inhibitors were added as a component of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the mid-1990s, and have played a key role in that treatment regimen ever since. However, the emergence ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Biochemistry
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