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Protein designed entirely from scratch functions in cells as a genuine enzyme - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
This has significant implications for industry, said Justin Siegel, faculty director of the Innovation Institute for Food and Health and an assistant professor of chemistry, biochemistry and molecular medicine at the UC Davis Genome Center, who was not ...

New research could significantly accelerate drug discovery - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
The three researchers each brought something different to the work. Dr. Neuwald, who has worked on protein analysis for years, has a varied background, with experience in molecular biology, computer science and Bayesian statistics. Dr. Aravind is a ...

Why Gene Therapy Is No Longer a Pipe Dream - Pacific Standard


Pacific Standard
... Ingram was the first to pinpoint the exact molecular cause of a genetic disease, when he discovered the specific molecular defect in the hemoglobin protein of people afflicted by sickle-cell disease. Finding such damaged genes, while not trivial ...

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
United States

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.