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March 22, 2019

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March 22, 2019

Revealing the Rules Behind Virus Scaffold Construction

Mar. 19, 2019 — New insights into virus shell self-assembly could impact future drug delivery and therapeutic ... read more

Mar. 19, 2019 — In favorable conditions, many bacteria propel themselves to food sources and other sites of interest using whip-like molecular propellers known as flagella. However, according to new research, ... read more

Androgen Receptor, Treatment Target for Prostate Cancer, Imports Into Mitochondria

Mar. 19, 2019 — Androgens stimulate prostate cancer cells to grow. Many drugs to target that cancer focus on stopping androgen biosynthesis or blocking the androgen receptor, or AR. Researchers have discovered a new ... read more

Mar. 19, 2019 — The ecological bio-production of xylitol and cellulose nanofibers from material produced by the paper industry has been achieved. This discovery could contribute to the development of a greener and ... read more

Electron Accelerators Reveal the Radical Secrets of Antioxidants

Mar. 19, 2019 — A professor has demonstrated for the first time the value of linear particle accelerators for the generation of free radicals inside biological samples. This work will have important applications ... read more

Chemical Probe Can Regulate Signaling Pathway and Block Cell Invasion by Arboviruses

Mar. 15, 2019 — Dysregulation of the signaling pathway known as the beta-catenin-dependent Wnt can also cause embryo malformation and contribute for the development of breast and cervical ... read more

From Mirror-Image Biology to Enhanced Therapeutic Proteins

Mar. 14, 2019 — Scientists have succeeded in reconstructing biomolecules in their mirror-image form. The researchers' goal is to create a mirror-image artificial protein synthesis system. Their aim is to ... read more

How a Mitochondrial Enzyme Can Trigger Cell Death

Mar. 14, 2019 — Cytochrome c is a small enzyme that plays an important role in the production of energy by mitochondria. It is also involved in signaling dangerous problems that warrant apoptosis, or programmed cell ... read more

Researchers Find Epigenetic Loss That Changes How Cells Obtain Energy from Cancer

Mar. 14, 2019 — It has been known for decades that cancer cells have an altered metabolism and it is seen in several biochemical pathways and in particular, in the way they get energy for their survival. Now, a new ... read more

Mar. 14, 2019 — Insects show a variety of species-specific innate behaviors (instinctive behaviors). For example, a worker honeybee that has found flower nectar exhibits 8-shape waggle-dances upon returning to its ... read more

Free Fatty Acids Appear to Rewire Cells to Promote Obesity-Related Breast Cancer

Mar. 13, 2019 — Free fatty acids in the blood are linked with higher rates of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer in obese postmenopausal women, according to a new ... read more

Scientists Delineate Pathway That Helps Us Make Antibodies

Mar. 13, 2019 — Our bodies are continuously concocting specific antibodies to thwart invaders like a virus or even pollen, and scientists have new information about how the essential production gets fired up and ... read more

Machine-Learning Model Provides Detailed Insight on Proteins

Mar. 12, 2019 — A novel machine-learning 'toolbox' that can read and analyze the sequences of proteins has been described ... read more

Discovery Upturns Understanding of How Some Viruses Multiply

Mar. 12, 2019 — Scientists have shown that different segments of a virus genome can exist in distinct cells but work together to cause an ... read more

Novel Protein Degradation Pathway

Mar. 12, 2019 — A research team how a type of protein that is embedded in the inner nuclear membrane clears out of the system once it has served its ... read more

DNA and RNA Copying Made Easy

Mar. 12, 2019 — Whether revealing a perpetrator with DNA evidence, diagnosing a pathogen, classifying a paleontological discovery, or determining paternity, the duplication of nucleic acids (amplification) is ... read more

How a Membrane Protein Can Move Both Lipids and Ions

Mar. 12, 2019 — The TMEM16 family of membrane proteins was hailed as representing the elusive calcium-activated chloride channels. However, the majority of the family members turned out to be scramblases, proteins ... read more

Mar. 12, 2019 — Researchers explain how viruses make a molecular decoy that is used to subvert the CRISPR-Cas bacterial immune ... read more

Protection from Zika Virus May Lie in a Protein Derived from Mosquitoes

Mar. 11, 2019 — By targeting a protein found in the saliva of mosquitoes that transmit Zika virus, investigators reduced Zika infection in mice. The finding demonstrates how researchers might develop a vaccine ... read more

Mar. 8, 2019 — Researchers have developed a new molecular visualisation method, RNA-guided endonuclease -- in situ labelling (RGEN-ISL) for the CRISPR/Cas9-mediated labelling of genomic sequences in nuclei and ... read more

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