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Malarial Parasites Dodge the Kill


Scientists have uncovered a potential mode of parasite drug resistance in malaria infection, opening new opportunities for the design of anti-malarial drugs.
30-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Study Reveals How a Rab Protein Controls HIV-1 Replication

Researchers reveal how a Rab protein that controls intracellular trafficking supports HIV-1 assembly by promoting high levels of an important membrane lipid.
30-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Controlling Arterial Tone and Blood Flow in the Brain


Researchers have performed the first human-based study to identify calcium channels in cerebral arteries and determine the distinct role each channel plays in helping control blood flow to the brain.
22-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Study Reveals How FOXO1 Slows Diabetic Wound Healing


A protein that normally fosters tissue repair instead acts to inhibit healing when sugar levels are high. The role reversal helps explain why wounds heal slowly in people with diabetes.
22-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Researchers Define Role of Tmem231 in Maintaining Ciliary Function


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


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


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

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