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Researchers Define Role of Tmem231 in Maintaining Ciliary Function

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Researchers reveal how a protein linked to Meckel syndrome and other human diseases regulates the membrane composition of cilia, finger-like projections on the surface of cells that communicate signals.
2-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

A Surprising Source of Serotonin Could Affect Antidepressant Activity

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Researchers have discovered an unconventional way that serotonin is released from neurons that could play an important role in the mechanism through which antidepressant drugs work.
19-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

New Molecular Clues About Mysterious Brain Blood Vessel Disorder

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Yale researchers have uncovered new details about the relationship between two proteins associated with the formation of cerebral cavernous malformations, a little understood neurovascular disorder.
25-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Stress Granules Ease the Way for Cancer Metastasis

Tumors that produce more stress granules are more likely to metastasize, according to researchers in Canada. The results suggest that drugs to inhibit the formation of these structures might rein in cancer metastasis.
19-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

How NORE1A Acts as a Barrier to Tumor Growth

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Researchers reveal how cells protect themselves from a protein that is a key driver of cancer.
11-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Promising New Strategy to Halt Pancreatic Cancer Metastasis

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Researchers have identified a novel treatment that could halt pancreatic cancer and prolong patient survival.
26-Feb-2015 12:05 PM EST

One Step Closer to Defeating Alzheimer's Disease

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Researchers show that toning down the activity of the receptor TREM2 may help put a stop to neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease.
26-Feb-2015 12:05 PM EST

Desmoplakin’s Tail Gets the Message

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Cells control the adhesion protein desmoplakin by modifying the tail end of the protein, and this process goes awry in some patients with arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, according to a new study.
26-Feb-2015 2:05 PM EST

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