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New protein-sensing mechanism discovered

New research published in Molecular Cell on 31 July 2019 conducted by researchers from the University of Konstanz’s Collaborative Research Centre 969 “Chemical…

Dengue takes low and slow approach to replication

A new study reveals how dengue virus manages to reproduce itself in an infected person without triggering the body's normal defenses. Duke researchers report…

How cells filter status updates

Social media have become an indispensable part of our everyday life. We use them constantly to screen the latest news and share pre-selected information. The…

Building bridges within the cell — using light

Each cell in the body is made up of a number of tiny sealed membranous subunits called organelles, and they send things like lipids back and forth to allow the…

Sweetening neurotransmitter receptors and other neuronal proteins

To rapidly carry information throughout the body, neurons form intricate networks by sending long protrusions to physically contact other neurons, sometimes…

How proteins find the right path

A package arriving at the wrong address causes confusion, in many cases leading to stress. This concept also applies to protein transport in living cells. The…

All-or-none response disproved

Most people take activities like walking, running, jogging, but also breathing and swallowing for granted as processes that happen automatically in our body….

Diabetics who use meters to monitor their glucose have better control over disease

New York– Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will present several new studies at ENDO 2013, The Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting &…

Learning more about physiological endoplasmic reticulum stress using the ERAI system

Takao IwawakiInitiative Research ScientistIwawaki Initiative Research UnitRIKEN Advanced Science InstituteThe endoplasmic reticulum is a cell organelle that…

St. Jude finds mechanism for faulty protein disposal

A discovery by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists offers new insights into how myeloma cells dispose of defective or excess proteins and could…

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