Veterinary researchers uncover novel amyloidosis

A collaboration led by scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT), Japan, has discovered a novel amyloid protein from canine mammary tumors. This amyloid protein, α-S1 casein, normally plays a vital ...

A plethora of plant molecules provides a ple"flora" of data

Researchers at the University of Geneva have established a searchable library of spectra and molecules found in a collection of 1,600 plant extracts. This collection was accessed through a collaboration with Pierre Fabre ...

The proteins that fix (almost) everything

Proteins can make any inventor green with envy. It is proteins that make the body work. But when these same super-substances make mistakes, we may get sick with things like cancer or Alzheimer's disease. The job of researchers ...

Enzyme 'atlas' helps researchers decipher cellular pathways

One of the most important classes of human enzymes are protein kinases—signaling molecules that regulate nearly all cellular activities, including growth, cell division, and metabolism. Dysfunction in these cellular pathways ...

A win-win for cell communities: Cells that cooperate live longer

When cells exchange metabolic products with other cells, they live longer. This new finding comes from a research team at Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, which made the discovery in a study using yeast cells. The ...

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