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Discovered: a protein that could diagnose dementia early

DISCOVERED: A PROTEIN THAT COULD DIAGNOSE DEMENTIA EARLY

An accumulation of tau protein in the brain are to blame for causing the spatial disorientation experienced by many patients, researchers...

Find Out Exactly How Many Grams of Protein You Need to Lose Weight

FIND OUT EXACTLY HOW MANY GRAMS OF PROTEIN YOU NEED TO LOSE WEIGHT

We know that protein helps with weight loss and that you need more of it to shed pounds . . . but how much exactly? We asked Alexandra...

 
 
 

SUPER-RESOLUTION VISUALIZATION OF CAVEOLAE DEFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO OSMOTIC STRESS

Caveolae are protein dense plasma membrane domains structurally composed of caveolin -1 or -3 along with other proteins. Our previous...

STEROID DISCOVERED IN DOGFISH SHARKS ATTACKS PARKINSON'S-RELATED TOXIN IN ANIMAL MODEL

A synthesized steroid mirroring one naturally made by the dogfish shark prevents the buildup of a lethal protein implicated in some...

 
 
 
Win a Protein Dynamix Bundle

WIN A PROTEIN DYNAMIX BUNDLE

To keep your New Year training in check we've Partnered up with Protein Dynamix, the home of ‘Best in Class' sports nutrition products,...

COMBINED DOCKING WITH CLASSICAL FORCE FIELD AND QUANTUM CHEMICAL SEMIEMPIRICAL METHOD PM7

Results of the combined use of the classical force field and the recent quantum chemical PM7 method for docking are presented. Initially...

 
 
 

HOW PLANTS ADJUST PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN RESPONSE TO FLUCTUATING LIGHT INTENSITIES

LMU researchers have identified a set of proteins that enable plants to adjust their photosynthesis in response to fluctuating light...

MAPPI-DAT: DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS FOR PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTION DATA FROM THE HIGH-THROUGHPUT MAPPIT CELL MICROARRAY PLATFORM

Summary: Protein-protein interaction studies have dramatically expanded our knowledge about cellular behaviour and development in different...

 
 
 

MOBIDB-LITE: FAST AND HIGHLY SPECIFIC CONSENSUS PREDICTION OF INTRINSIC DISORDER IN PROTEINS

Motivation: Intrinsic disorder is established as an important feature of protein sequences. Its use in proteome annotation is however...

DEUTERATER: A TOOL FOR QUANTIFYING PEPTIDE ISOTOPE PRECISION AND KINETIC PROTEOMICS

Motivation: Using mass spectrometry to measure the concentration and turnover of the individual proteins in a proteome, enables the...

 
 
 
New Protein Identified May Protect Tumor-Initiating Breast Cancer Cells

NEW PROTEIN IDENTIFIED MAY PROTECT TUMOR-INITIATING BREAST CANCER CELLS

New protein that is essential for tumor-initiating cells which play a major role in cancer recurrence and metastasis in breast cancer...

PROTEIN RESEARCH: THE COMPUTER AS MICROSCOPE

Using a combination of infrared spectroscopy and computer simulation, researchers have gained new insights into the workings of protein...

 
 
 

SMILE-SEQ: A NEW TECHNIQUE SPEEDS UP GENETICS

Scientists at EPFL have developed a technique that can be a game-changer for genetics by making the characterization of DNA-binding...

SPHINX: MERGING KNOWLEDGE-BASED AND AB INITIO APPROACHES TO IMPROVE PROTEIN LOOP PREDICTION

Motivation: Loops are often vital for protein function, however their irregular structures make them difficult to model accurately....

 
 
 

CHEMIST DEVELOPS NEW THEORY FOR EXPLAINING THE FUNCTION OF PROTEINS

A chemist and a collaborator have developed a new theory for explaining how proteins and other biomolecules function based on movement...

Why 20 Minutes of Exercise is a Good Anti-Inflammatory

WHY 20 MINUTES OF EXERCISE IS A GOOD ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

You hear a lot these days about anti-inflammatory diets and about fighting inflammation by eating certain foods. Your body needs the...

 
 
 

H-BLAST: A FAST PROTEIN SEQUENCE ALIGNMENT TOOLKIT ON HETEROGENEOUS COMPUTERS WITH GPUS

Motivation: The sequence alignment is a fundamental problem in bioinformatics. BLAST is a routinely used tool for this purpose with...

ANGLERFISH: A WEBSERVER FOR DEFINING THE GEOMETRY OF Α-HELICES IN MEMBRANE PROTEINS

Summary: Integral membrane proteins that form helical pores and bundles constitute major drug targets, and many of their structures...

 
 
 
Paleo Chunky Monkey Breakfast Bars

PALEO CHUNKY MONKEY BREAKFAST BARS

Need a healthy grab n' go breakfast? Make these delicious Paleo Chunky Breakfast Bars for the perfect way to satisfy your morning appetite!

Avoid Burgers, Chips at Lunch as They may Cause Food Coma

AVOID BURGERS, CHIPS AT LUNCH AS THEY MAY CAUSE FOOD COMA

Think twice before you eat burger or chips during lunch, as eating a meal particularly high in protein and salt can make us feel more...