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Hidden messages in protein blueprints  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists have identified a new control mechanism that enables stem cells to adapt their activity in emergency situations. For this purpose, the stem cells simultaneously modify the blueprints for hundreds of proteins encoded in the gene transcripts. In... more
Hidden messages in protein blueprints  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Heidelberg Institute of Stem Cell Technology and Experimental Medicine (HI-STEM) and the Max Planck Institute in Freiburg have identified a new control mechanism that enables stem cells to... more
Protein modification with ISG15 blocks coxsackievirus pathology via antiviral and metabolic reprogramming  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
During early encounters between a pathogen and a cell, receptors located on the cell surface, in the cytosol or within endosomal (storage) compartments engage... more
Genetically modified neurons could enhance function of clinical implants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A team has genetically reprogrammed neurons that could enhance electrical implant function used in various clinical scenarios. more
Bacteria cause problems for genetic research  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A puzzling modification of DNA that is typical in bacteria does not occur in humans or other mammals. This has been shown in a new study. The study shows that findings from the epigenetic marker 6mdA... more
Development of a CRISPR-SaCas9 system for projection- and function-specific gene editing in the rat brain  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
A genome editing technique based on the clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)–associated endonuclease Cas9 enables efficient... more
Bacteria cause problems for genetic research  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A puzzling modification of DNA that is common in bacteria is not present in humans or other mammals. This has been shown in a new study by scientists at Linköping University in Sweden, published in Science... more
Long-term analysis shows GM cotton no match for insects in India  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produces its own insecticide. The seeds were introduced in India in 2002 and today account for 90% of all cotton planting... more
Method yields high rate of D-lactate using cyanobacteria, could revolutionize bioplastic production  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A Kobe University led research team has illuminated the mechanism by which cyanobacteria (Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803) produces D-lactate, showing that malic enzyme facilitates... more
How do you weigh a single molecule?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Utrecht scientists have succeeded in measuring the mass of individual molecules. By modifying an existing mass spectrometer and developing special software, the researchers succeeded in making ultra-sensitive measurements. This enables them to measure each... more
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