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Researchers discover a new way in which insulin interacts with its receptor

The biological actions of insulin are mediated by its receptor—the insulin receptor—which is localized on the cell surface. In a new study, researchers from Germany, Canada, and Finland show how insulin interacts with its receptor at a second...
7-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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David Eisner Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of General Physiology (JGP)

David Eisner has been selected to serve as the eighth editor-in-chief of the Journal of General Physiology (JGP), effective January 1, 2020. Eisner, the British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiac Physiology at the University of Manchester,...
22-Oct-2019 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify New Therapeutic Target for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Researchers in Japan have identified a genetic mutation that causes a severe lung disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) by killing the cells lining the lung’s airways. The study, which will be published October 10 in the Journal of...
7-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer cells turn to cannibalism to survive chemotherapy, study suggests

Researchers from the Tulane University School of Medicine have discovered that some cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells. The study, which will be published September 17 in the Journal of Cell Biology, suggests...
10-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Birth defects associated with Zika virus infection may depend on mother’s immune response, study suggests

New research led by scientists at The Rockefeller University in New York may help explain why Zika virus infection causes birth defects in some children but not others. The study, which will be published August 14 in the Journal of Experimental...
7-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers find genetic cause for fatal response to Hepatitis A

Researchers have identified a genetic mutation that caused an 11-year-old girl to suffer a fatal reaction to infection with the Hepatitis A virus (HAV). The study, which will be published June 18 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, reveals that...
12-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers identify human protein that aids development of malaria parasite

Researchers in Japan have discovered that the Plasmodium parasites responsible for malaria rely on a human liver cell protein for their development into a form capable of infecting red blood cells and causing disease. The study, which will be...
5-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers identify new roles for common oncogene MYC

Cancer researchers have discovered surprising new functions for a protein called MYC, a powerful oncogene that is estimated to drive the development of almost half a million new cancer cases in the US every year. The study, which will be published...
22-May-2019 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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