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ASBMB receives grant to promote faculty diversity

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has won an almost $1.27 million five-year grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to develop and execute a program that will support scientists from diverse...
3-Aug-2020 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sorting and secreting insulin by expiration date

The age of insulin parcels may matter, researchers say, when it comes to diagnosing and treating diabetes.
6-Jul-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study sheds light on how a drug being tested in COVID-19 patients works

As hospitalized COVID-19 patients undergo experimental therapy, research published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry explains how the drug, remdesivir, stops replication in coronaviruses.
27-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Progesterone from an unexpected source may affect miscarriage risk

Progesterone signaling is key to a healthy pregnancy. An Austrian team’s research suggests a link between recurrent miscarriage and disrupted progesterone synthesis.
6-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Taking the measure of glycans

Glycans on antibody drugs can significantly affect their safety and efficacy. A study conducted by NIST investigates how well pharmaceutical and research labs are equipped to measure this important post-translational modification.
2-Jan-2020 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Journal of Biological Chemistry launches program for early-career scientists

The JBC Early-Career Reviewer Board offers postdoctoral researchers and newly independent investigators a structured path for developing peer-review skills and learning about the scholarly publishing process. In addition, editors said, the program...
16-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lack of Sleep Affects Fat Metabolism

Researchers found that a sleep schedule built to resemble a work week disrupted lipid metabolism and feelings of fullness after a meal. One night's recovery sleep helped... but not enough to return metabolism to normal.
16-Sep-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

12 early-career scientists win PROLAB awards

Twelve emerging scientists will receive grants this year from the Promoting Research Opportunities for Latin American Biochemists program, or PROLAB, to advance their research by working directly with collaborators in laboratories in the United...
12-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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