Enzymes

You Can Feel This Acid When You Work Out. Now It May Increase Knowledge Of Cancer Medicine

New research shows that specific enzymes can remove lactic acid marks. This finding may increase our understanding of cancer medicine and how physical exercise, among other things, can affect human epigenetics.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Crosstalk Between Pancreatic Cells May Drive Rare Form Of Diabetes

Joslin researchers show how one form of the rare inherited disease known as mature onset diabetes of the young (MODY) is driven by mutated digestive enzymes generated in pancreatic exocrine cells that are then taken up by neighboring...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research, Insulin

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Images Of Enzyme Provide Insights Into Cause Of Hereditary Neurological Disease

Researchers have produced the first molecular images of an enzyme that controls proteins to signal and communicate with each other in human cells. The discovery could help to solve the mystery cause of a rare group of hereditary neurodegenerative...
Related topics: Medical Research, Proteins

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Use Of Certain Prescription Meds Linked To Covid-19 Mortality

MONDAY, Jan. 10, 2022 -- A potential COVID-19 survival benefit is suggested in association with initiation or continuation of an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE-I), an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB), or metformin for hospitalized...

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Computer Model Of Blood Enzyme May Lead To New Drugs For Cardiovascular Disease

Membrane-associated proteins play a vital role in a variety of cellular processes, yet little is known about the membrane-association mechanism. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) is one such protein with an important role in...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Proteins

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Strange Dna Structures May Drive Cancer Development

Scientists at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) have uncovered how loss of TET enzymes can lead to B cell lymphoma. Their research, published in Nature Immunology, could potentially open opportunities for designing drug treatment...
Related topics: DNA, Genetics, Cancer, Oncology, Lymphoma, Medical Research

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Bacterial Battle: How Protective Cultures Can Protect Us From Food-borne Pathogens In Cheese

Cheese is a simple product. It usually only consists of milk, enzymes, salt, and bacteria that give the cheese its form and flavor.
Related topics: Bacteria

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Pcr: Activated By Light

A new approach by chemists could help to significantly improve diagnostic tests based on PCR. The enzymes used are triggered by light pulses.

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More Microbes That Can Degrade Plastics In Places With Heavy Plastic Pollution

The number of microbial enzymes with the ability to degrade plastic is growing, in correlation with local levels of plastic pollution. That is the finding of a new study that measured samples of environmental DNA from around the globe. The results...
Related topics: Medical Research, DNA, Genetics

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"supermeres" May Carry Clues To Cancer, Alzheimer's Disease And Covid-19

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered a nanoparticle released from cells, called a "supermere," which contains enzymes, proteins and RNA associated with multiple cancers, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease and...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Alzheimer's Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research, Proteins, Genetics, Cardiology

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Examining The Development Of T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, examined the effects of SIRT1, an enzyme located primarily in the cell nucleus that contributes to cellular regulation on the...
Related topics: Leukemia, Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Crispring The Microbiome Is Just Around The Corner

To date, CRISPR enzymes have been used to edit the genomes of one type of cell at a time: They cut, delete or add genes to a specific kind of cell within a tissue or organ, for example, or to one kind of microbe growing in a test tube.
Related topics: Microbiome, Genetics

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With Modified Mashing Process, Gluten-free Grains Can Produce Quality Beers

Using a modified, lower temperature mashing procedure to retain enzyme activity, brewers can use malts from gluten-free grains to produce high-quality beers, according to Penn State researchers who conducted a new study.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Meet Nature’s Plastic Eaters

What to do with the non-biodegradable plastics used in food packaging and agriculture? Researchers are turning their attention to microorganisms, enzymes, earthworms and insects to break down plastics. Plastics are everywhere, and farms are no...
Related topics: Medical Research

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New Technique For Breaking Open Cells In Order To Screen For Helpful Enzymes

The natural world is a treasure trove of potentially useful enzymes, hidden in microorganisms living all around us. But finding them is tricky. A team of researchers at NTNU have developed a new method to break open cells that could help in the...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Understanding Eraser Enzymes

University of Delaware biochemist Jeff Mugridge is trying to figure out how so-called mRNA eraser enzymes work in our cells, why those erasers can sometimes misbehave and lead to cancer, and how science can pave the way for possible solutions to...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Study Adds Evidence That Altered Fat Metabolism, Enzyme, Plays Key Role In Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A new study using genetically engineered mice and human cell and tissue samples has added to evidence that higher levels of inflammatory chemicals involved in fat metabolism occur in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the neuromuscular...
Related topics: Medical Research, Genetics, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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It Takes More Than One Mutant Copy Of The Pik3ca Gene To Make Breast Cancer More Aggressive, Study...

Breast cancers that have an overactive PI3K enzyme tend to be more aggressive and to spread and divide more like stem cells. But a new study uncovers a surprising relationship between PI3K activity and mutations in the PIK3CA gene that codes for the...
Related topics: Genetics, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Stem Cells

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Crispr Screen Identifies New Anti-inflammatory Drug Target

A metabolic enzyme that has been studied in cancer biology and is important for T cell function may offer a new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics, researchers have discovered. They report that inhibiting or genetically deleting the enzyme,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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A Quick, High-yield Synthesis Of Molnupiravir, An Investigational Covid Antiviral Pill

Molnupiravir is an investigational oral antiviral being developed for the treatment of COVID-19, and has been submitted for review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Researchers now report that they have engineered enzymes to help manufacture...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Medical Research

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