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Geometry is key to T-cell triggering

T cells protect the body from foreign substances (known as antigens) and are an essential component of the body's immune system. New immunotherapies that use a patient's own T cells to treat disease have already proven strikingly ...

dateApr 30, 2018 in Bio & Medicine
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Understanding a cell's 'doorbell'

A multi-institutional project to understand one of the major targets of human drug design has produced new insights into how structural communication works in a cell component called a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCRs), ...

dateApr 12, 2018 in Biochemistry
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Protein analysis enables precise drug targeting

Researchers from MIPT and several U.S. and Chinese universities have solved the structure of one of the most important nervous system proteins in complex with a number of drug molecules. The discovery opens up opportunities ...

dateApr 02, 2018 in Biochemistry
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