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Proteomics Studies on the Basic Biology of Alzheimer’s, Cancer and Listeriosis

Recent articles in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics investigate metabolic quirks of cancer cells, other roles for the enzyme that generates amyloid beta, and the action mechanism of a bacterial toxin.
18-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

10 Scientists and Students Selected for New ASBMB Science-Advocacy Training Program

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has launched a program that will train scientists and science students to communicate with lawmakers and advocate for sound science policies.
2-Jul-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

12 Scientists Win ASBMB Awards

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology this week named a dozen scientists the winners of its annual awards. The winners were nominated by colleagues and other leaders in their fields for making significant contributions to...
29-Jun-2018 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

News from Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

In recent articles in Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, scientists optimize experimental design for understanding potential chemotherapeutic agents, delve into crop responses to salt-water stress, and present a better way to ensure consistency in...
20-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fat Cell Filling, Ketogenic Diet, and the History of Biochemistry:

Recent articles in the Journal of Lipid Research investigate how brown fat whitening causes inflammation, how cells in the liver fill lipid droplets, and how ketogenic and restricted-calorie diets affect metabolites in a mouse.
13-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Just Drops of Viper Venom Pack a Deadly Punch

Researchers at Brazil's largest producer of antivenoms report a structural analysis of glycans modifying venom proteins in several species of lancehead viper. The snakes are among the most dangerous in South America. The report offers insight into...
1-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From Haifa to Tokyo: Medical Detectives Team Up to Find Answers for a Child with an Ultra-Rare Disease

Routine tests couldn't diagnose an Israeli infant's developmental disorder. Until they completed whole-exome sequencing, his doctors were stumped. After finding a homozygous rare allele, they teamed up with Japanese experts on the affected enzyme to...
30-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What happens to plasmalogens, the phospholipids nobody likes to think about

In a paper to be published in the June 1 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis provide the first report of an enzyme that breaks down plasmalogens, a breakthrough in understanding the...
30-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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