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Did you know celastrol and leptin can curb hunger and obesity?

Did you know celastrol and leptin can curb hunger and obesity?

Celastrol increases the brain's sensitivity to leptin, the hormone that signals we've had enough to eat, but until now, no one knew how this...
The secret life of antimicrobial peptides revealed by CRISPR

The secret life of antimicrobial peptides revealed by CRISPR

Despite their importance, we know very little about antimicrobial peptides, but scientists have used CRISPR to unlock details of these peptides to combat infection. Antimicrobial...
Examining cell stress for better health or better beer?

Examining cell stress for better health or better beer?

Understanding cell stress could help develop effective treatment and could potentially even help to brew better beer. Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have...
Let’s talk nemuri: the gene that induces the need to sleep

Let’s talk nemuri: the gene that induces the need to sleep

Humans spend almost one-third of their lives sleeping, yet sleep is still one of biology's most enduring mysteries – could nemuri unlock this? Published in...
Unlocking the process of delaying ageing and fighting neurodegeneration

Unlocking the process of delaying ageing and fighting neurodegeneration

Monash researchers have unlocked a key process in human cells – could this be a step towards fighting neurodegenerative diseases as well as delaying...
Montage of DNA strand, human face, and molecules.

Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine and the world of medicinal therapy

Combining knowledge with human genetics and molecular techniques, the Louis-Jeantet Prize is awarded to a dynamic research team looking to fight dysfunction of the...
Therapies for recombination-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency

Therapies for recombination-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency

Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands, is developing stem cell-based gene therapy for recombination-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency. Leiden University Medical Center is the co-ordinating partner for...
Using gene expression to better understand Salmonella

Using gene expression to better understand Salmonella

The devastating Salmonella epidemic is killing around 400,000 people each year in sub-Saharan Africa, now using gene expression, scientists are closer to understanding the...
Organ transplant promoted by engineered T cells

Organ transplant promoted by engineered T cells

Researchers at the University of Basel, Switzerland have discovered a molecular approach preventing organ transplant rejection. Organ transplant rejection is a major problem in transplantation...
The circadian clock gene: biological differences between males and females

Circadian clock gene: biological differences between males and females

The biological differences between males and females has now been investigated with the circadian clock gene, which may benefit female heart health. Published in the...
Biomarker for colorectal cancer symptoms may be on the horizon

Biomarker for colorectal cancer symptoms may be on the horizon

Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a protein biomarker involved in the development of new blood vessels that could identify colorectal cancer symptoms. In laboratory studies,...
Gene editing capsaicinoids: should researchers engineer a spicy tomato?

Gene editing capsaicinoids: should researchers engineer a spicy tomato?

With the latest gene editing techniques, scientists can now insert capsaicinoids, the molecules that give peppers their spiciness, into tomatoes – introducing the spicy...
Adenosine deaminases function may be the molecular radar we need

Adenosine deaminases function may be the molecular radar we need

Adenosine deaminases are a family of three enzymes encoded by the ADAR genes, and researchers have found that editing enzyme promotes tumour suppressor loss...
The importance of cilia cells, the hairs inside your brain

The importance of cilia cells, the hairs inside your brain

According to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), cilia cells are essential for the brain to develop normally. Cells along the brain's cavities...
Discover how protein clumps damage cells in Parkinson’s

Discover how protein clumps damage cells in Parkinson’s

Biologists studying Parkinson's disease have found that enzymes modify tau to create tau-alpha-synuclein protein clumps on mitochondria. Biologists studying Parkinson's disease have long wanted to...
Ovarian cancer metastasis aided by DNA ‘webs’

Ovarian cancer metastasis aided by DNA ‘webs’

According to University of Texas, after being caught in DNA ‘webs’ extruded by immune cells, ovarian cancer metastasis occurs, spreading to new tissue. Researchers from...
Blood coagulation cascade and thrombosis

Blood coagulation cascade and thrombosis

Blood coagulation cascade causes thrombosis, many methods have been attempted to determine medical treatment and few have been both successful and easy to use,...
Can water molecules decode the secrets of neurons?

Can water molecules decode the secrets of neurons?

Researchers have found a way to monitor changes and observe ion fluxes by studying the behaviour of the water molecules surrounding the membranes of...
Treatment of acute kidney injury achieved through protecting the mitochondria

Treatment of acute kidney injury achieved through mitochondria protection

Scientists have described the natural mechanism for temporarily protecting the mitochondria is key to decoding the treatment of acute kidney injury. For the first time,...
CAR T cell therapy - axicabtagene ciloleucel ready for treatment

CAR T cell therapy – axicabtagene ciloleucel ready for treatment

The CAR T cell therapy, axicabtagene ciloleucel received European Marketing Authorisation for the treatment of adult patients suffering with lymphoma. Kite, a Gilead Company, announced...

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