Tag: "breaker" at biology news
New $35.5 million center for mind, brain and learning created at UW
... community, the University will continue as a path breaker
in assuring practical and effective uses for our discoveries. We are extremely excited to join in partnership to further this important field." "Research on the developing mind is one of the next great scientific frontiers," said Kuhl. "Like ge...
Molecular Circuit Breaker Can Prevent Runaway Cell Growth
...f too much currentruns through the circuit and the breaker
trips." Although it is generally thought that one gene encodes one protein, the geneencoding the ARF protein initially escaped attention because it lies embeddedwithin another gene called INK4a . Sherr's group realized that, like theprotein specifi...
A Synthetic Peptide Destroys Brain Plaque Implicated in Alzheimer's Disease
...a-sheet formation," says Dr. Soto. "The beta-sheet breaker
peptideinterferes with this process so amyloid plaque cannot form. And the breaker
willalso dissolve any amyloid that is already formed." Although it isn't clear how the beta-she...