News tagged with target proteins

New technology for bioseparation

Separating target molecules in biological samples is a critical part of diagnosing and detecting diseases. Usually the target and probe molecules are mixed and then separated in batch processes that require multiple pipetting, ...

dateSep 17, 2013 in Biochemistry
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The light of fireflies for medical diagnostics

In biology and medicine, we often need to detect biological molecules. For example, in cancer diagnostics, doctors need quick and reliable ways of knowing if tumor cells are present in the patient's body. Although such detection ...

dateJul 22, 2015 in Biochemistry
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A kiss of death to drug the 'undruggable'

Scientists at the University of Dundee have reported a major breakthrough in targeting the causes of many diseases, using a `kiss of death' to destroy proteins which had previously been regarded as 'undruggable'.

dateMar 13, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Researchers find new way to target flu virus

There's a hitch in the swing of a protein that delivers the flu virus. Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine researchers believe this mechanism may be a useful target to stop the virus from infecting cells.

dateJul 24, 2018 in Biochemistry
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