A research team has discovered how proteins called pioneer transcription factors turn on vital genes in cells.
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By analysing the expression of 28 genes, researchers have been able to identify which organs are most vulnerable to infection from COVID-19.
Scientists reveal activating tumour suppressor protein TiPARP results in the degradation of several transcription factors implicated in cancer survival.
Researchers have identified a structural loop in the SARS-CoV-2 S protein and a sequence of four amino acids that they say could help explain its high transmission rate.
Researchers have used the genome of Erysimum cheiranthoides (wormseed wallflower) to understand how plants biosynthesise cardenolides.
Researchers working on related coronaviruses SARS and MERS have identified the membrane fusion peptide on the Spike protein as a possible drug target for SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19.
An enzyme that adds a cell-signalling code to proteins has been identified by researchers, who say their discovery could aid in the development of cancer therapies.
A team of researchers has uncovered the structure of a T-box regulatory mechanism in bacteria, which could aid in the development of novel antibiotics.
Researchers have pinpointed a single molecule - microRNA-31 (miR-31) - the levels of which predict whether a patient has subtype 1 or subtype 2 of Crohn's disease...
An existing drug may protect premenopausal women from life-altering infertility that commonly follows cancer treatments...
Water is the most essential resource of life, but it's also something of a mystery due to its unique solvation characteristics - how things dissolve in it.
13 November 2015 | By Victoria White
The engineered cells induce apoptosis, where the cancer cells self-destruct and disintegrate, preventing the lymphatic spread of cancer any further...