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Cell biology: Dynamics of microtubules -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily


Science Daily
Filamentous polymers called microtubules play vital roles in chromosome segregation and molecular transport. An team has now examined how microtubule lengths vary in response to changes in the availability of their protein components.
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Spider venom to treat paralysis - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Each cell membrane has ion channels - protein pores that selectively conduct ions in and out of the cell. Due to their work membrane became electrically charged and has some transmembrane potential. At rest the potential kept on the same level. But ...

What's your risk of kidney disease, heart attack, or diabetes? A single molecule can tell - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
They reported in NEJM that they had amassed evidence for an FSGS-promoting factor in the blood of transplant recipients who'd experienced recurrences; they couldn't isolate the exact protein, but when colleagues later injected an extract of such ...

Leptin, A Multifunctional Protein

Herndon - United States

Information on the gene considered to be the major player in the regulation of the body fat.

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Leptin
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Physiologic effects, control of synthesis and secretion, and disease states.

Leptin and Resistin
United States

Information about studies in humans and mice.

Leptin in Diabetes, Univ. of Toronto
United States

Studying the influence of leptin on regulation of hypoglycemia by the HPA axis in diabetic rats.

Leptin Helps Body Regulate Fat
United States

Results of a 1995 study showing how Leptin, a protein produced by fat, appears to play an important role in how the body manages its supply of fat.

HHMI News: Chipping Away at Leptin's Effects
United States

Information on how researchers have identified a number of genes that are specifically regulated by the hormone.

Leptin Reverses the Symptoms of a Rare Form of Diabetes
United States

Results of a 2002 NIH study.

Protein Analysis
Germany

Offers identification and validation of proteins, drug targets and bio-markers using isotopic labelling and mass spectrometric analysis, including MALDI-MS, PMF, nanoLC-MS/MS.

The Protein Society
United States

Aims to promote international interactions among investigators in order to explore all aspects of protein molecules. Includes online journal and membership login.

Protein Science
United Kingdom

Serves as an international forum for publishing original reports on proteins in the broadest sense.