Researchers using proteomics and mouse genetics to understand the protein makeup of HDL find that it's a complicated mix of inherited and environmental factors. Their work may help understand HDL's functions beyond carrying cholesterol.
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Researchers facing a future with a larger population and more uncertain climate are looking to photosynthetic bacteria for engineering solutions to improve crop yields. A Canadian research team reports on how bacteria build protein machines to...
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Researchers investigating variations in experimental results between a test tube and liver cells have found a new way for PCKS9's interaction with a liver surface proteoglycan to occur.
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Researchers working to understand the biochemistry of cataract formation have made a surprising finding: A protein that was long believed to be inert actually has an important chemical function that protects the lens of the eye from cataract...
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The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology announced today that Kerry-Anne Rye of the University of New South Wales Sydney and Nicholas O. Davidson of Washington University in St. Louis will be the next editors-in-chief of the...
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All bee larvae eat royal jelly when they’re new, but only future queens continue to eat it. To figure out why, researchers in Austria are taking a close look at the molecular ingredients of the fancy fare.
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High doses of acetaminophen can damage the liver. Researchers have found a new mechanism by which an acetaminophen breakdown product can impair liver proteins. The compound activates a protein modification pathway called glutathionylation. The...
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Using a statistical technique called network meta-analysis, researchers have combined the results of dozens of studies of dietary oils to identify those with the best effect on patients' LDL cholesterol and other blood lipids.
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